Department of Defense

House to Vote on the Largest Defense Budget in History

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House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.

From Sludge
On September 23, 2021

Democrats’ Budget Plan Would Cost Only Half of One Percent of GDP

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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.

From Sludge
On September 9, 2021

Blue Dog Rep Jim Cooper Gets Progressive Primary Challenger

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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.

From Sludge
On April 20, 2021

House Progressives Ask Biden to Significantly Cut the Pentagon Budget

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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.

From Sludge
On March 30, 2021