Qualified Push for Defense Spending

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Qualified Push for Defense Spending

March 30, 2017

A new federal budget report from a conservative think tank strongly advocates making defense spending the nation’s top priority, but it still finds places to cut that would be widely felt by the Army.

The Heritage Foundation report, “Blueprint for Balance: A Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2018,” calls for slowing growth in federal spending while fully funding national-security needs.