Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Budget

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Joseph Dunford testified before the House Armed Services Committee about the… read more

Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Budget Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Joseph Dunford testified before the House Armed Services Committee about the president’s 2018 Defense Department budget request. They answered questions from members covering the broad range of Defense Department programs included in the $603 billion base budget request, as well as voiced concern over the looming threat of sequestration.* They discussed what is being done to address threats posed by Russia, China, North Korea and Iran, and the ongoing operations to combat ISIS and other terror groups and activities in Afghanistan, Iraq, throughout the Middle East and across the globe.

* Sequestration, a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was part of a debt ceiling and tax increase agreement for the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013. close

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House Committee
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2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 1991 | 12:12pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jun 17, 2017 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO

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  • Jun 11, 1991 | 12:12pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
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