The House won’t pass a budget resolution unless it provides at least the administration’s level of requested defense spending, Virginia Republican Rob Wittman told a group of submarine contractors Wednesday.
CQ Roll Call’s Connor O’Brien reports that Wittman blasted a tactic of relying on the oversees contingency funding.
“You don’t fund long-term needs of this nation in a contingency fund,” Wittman said. “That is ridiculous.”
CQ subscribers can read more on the comments from the chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee.