Department of Defense
House to Vote on the Largest Defense Budget in History
House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.
Democrats’ Budget Plan Would Cost Only Half of One Percent of GDP
The Biden admin's $3.5 trillion spending plan over ten years would have a net cost of $1-1.75 trillion, budget groups say, far less than the Trump tax cuts of 2017.
Blue Dog Rep Jim Cooper Gets Progressive Primary Challenger
The Nashville Democrat, chair of the House subcommittee overseeing nuclear weapons programs, received max contributions last cycle from the PACs of several top defense contractors.
House Progressives Ask Biden to Significantly Cut the Pentagon Budget
Over 50 members of Congress are calling on President Biden to "significantly" cut military spending in next year's budget and invest in social needs.