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Monday, February 27, 2017

Trump wants $54 billion in increased defense spending to come out of other programs

Posted By on Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:54 AM

President Donald Trump says he wants to increase defense and security spending by $54 billion. He'd get the money by cutting that amount from most other federal agencies.

He decried the amount spent in the Middle East over the last 17 years — "and we're nowhere."

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