Ohio Congressmen Push Defense Projects the Pentagon Doesn't Want

Thursday, August 23, 2012

While the Pentagon is pinching pennies from its budget after cuts that it says could jeopardize its ability to fight wars, America’s top brass are feeling pressure from an unlikely source: politicians. Congressmen from Ohio are lobbying to keep defense projects on the annual budget which the Pentagon says it can’t afford and doesn’t want

It’s got many people criticizing these “earmarks in disguise.” Josh Sweigart has been reporting on this story for the Dayton Daily News.


Josh Sweigart

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Joe Hernandez

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