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Senate Approves Record $778 Billion Pentagon Budget

HeadlineDec 16, 2021

The U.S. Senate has approved a sweeping military spending bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, that will see the Pentagon receive $778 billion in fiscal year 2022. Just three Republicans and eight members of the Democratic Caucus voted against the NDAA, which includes $25 billion more in Pentagon funding than requested by President Biden.

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