Republicans Looking to Add $25 Billion to Military Budget Even as Afghan War Ends

Congressional Republicans are looking to add $25 billion to the nation’s military budget even as the war in Afghanistan, its longest military conflict, ends.

Republicans aim to employ a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment that would add $25 billion to President Joe Biden’s $753 billion military spending request for the next fiscal year. The effort to amend the budget is led by Representative Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), who is the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee. read more