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Four friction points to watch in the FY21 defense budget

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In 2018, When Rep. Mac Thornberry, now the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee was chairman, he had a similar idea and sought legislation to slash back-office support services. But Maryland Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown led a successful bipartisan effort to weaken that proposal, and in the end, Thornberry agreed to a less prescriptive plan for cuts. Read more »

Defense department withholding money from Fort Detrick lab

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Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), along with Reps. David Trone (D-Md.), Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Anthony Brown (D-Md.) announced Wednesday that they sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper questioning the decision to withholding funding, according to a press release. The congressmen requested an answer by Feb. 28. Read more »

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