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Obama Requested $40 Billion in Additional “Defense” Spending for 2010

Posted By admin On February 4, 2009 @ 4:47 am In Featured Stories,World News | Comments Disabled

cryptogon.com [1]
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2009

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Via: Salon [2]:

Obama’s 2010 fiscal year budget calls for $527 billion in defense spending (not including the costs of Iraq and Afghanistan). That is more than the U.S. allocated for defense in 2009 and equals what the Bush administration budgeted for 2010:

The Obama administration has given the Pentagon a $527 billion limit, excluding war costs, for its fiscal 2010 defense budget, an official with the White House’s Office of Management and Budget said Monday.

If enacted, that would be an 8 percent increase from the $487.7 billion allocated for fiscal 2009, and it would match what the Bush administration estimated last year for the Pentagon in fiscal 2010.


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