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Kind Slams Defense Budget Again

WIZM staff



La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind has once again come out swinging against the Department of Defense and what he calls their bloated budget requests. He says it’s easy…..save not spend.

Kind says congress has got to find a way to do that and still be fiscally responsible with the defense budget.

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Kind says the defense budget bill spends over the amount agreed to for defense spending in last year’s Budget Control Act by $8 billion, ties the Administration’s hands on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, and includes funding for weapons systems we don’t need and the Pentagon doesn’t even want.

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