Defense appropriations

July 18, 2018 - 9:02 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday gave his "full and total endorsement" to Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in a Kansas district that Democrats see as competitive after Hillary Clinton narrowly carried it in the last presidential election. Trump tweeted his support for the four-...
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In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with a group of school teachers in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Khamenei has challenged President Donald Trump over America pulling out of the nuclear deal, saying, "You can not do a damn thing!" a day after Trump announced he was renewing sanctions on Iran. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 10:23 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling a U.S. Senate panel the Trump administration will work with allies and partners to prevent Iran from acquiring...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he reviews border wall prototypes in San Diego. Trump is floating the idea of using the military’s budget to pay for his long-promised border wall with Mexico. Trump raised the idea to House Speaker Paul Ryan at a meeting last week, according to a person familiar with the discussion who spoke on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 28, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Still angry about the budget deal he signed last week, President Donald Trump has floated the idea of using the Pentagon budget to pay for his long-promised border wall with Mexico, despite the fact that such spending would likely require approval from Congress. Trump raised the...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he reviews border wall prototypes in San Diego. Trump is floating the idea of using the military’s budget to pay for his long-promised border wall with Mexico. Trump raised the idea to House Speaker Paul Ryan at a meeting last week, according to a person familiar with the discussion who spoke on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 28, 2018 - 12:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has raised the idea of using the Pentagon budget to pay for the U.S.-Mexico border wall he has vowed to build. Departments, however, have limited authority to reprogram funds without congressional approval. Pentagon spokesman Chris Sherwood referred...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
February 10, 2018 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That's far more in defense spending than America's two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can foot the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. And...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, center, speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Frelinghuysen has announced he will not seek re-election. The New Jersey Republican was facing his first competitive re-election race in decades and joins a growing roster of GOP veterans who are heading for the exits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 30, 2018 - 9:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen's announcement Monday that he would not seek...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, center, speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Frelinghuysen has announced he will not seek re-election. The New Jersey Republican was facing his first competitive re-election race in decades and joins a growing roster of GOP veterans who are heading for the exits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 30, 2018 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen's announcement Monday that he would not seek...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, center, speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Frelinghuysen has announced he will not seek re-election. The New Jersey Republican was facing his first competitive re-election race in decades and joins a growing roster of GOP veterans who are heading for the exits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 30, 2018 - 6:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen's announcement Monday that he would not seek...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, center, speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Frelinghuysen has announced he will not seek re-election. The New Jersey Republican was facing his first competitive re-election race in decades and joins a growing roster of GOP veterans who are heading for the exits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 30, 2018 - 12:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen's announcement Monday that he would not seek...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, center, speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Frelinghuysen has announced he will not seek re-election. The New Jersey Republican was facing his first competitive re-election race in decades and joins a growing roster of GOP veterans who are heading for the exits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 29, 2018 - 8:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen's announcement Monday that he would not seek re-election, giving up...
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