- RT Published on Feb 6, 2018
U.S. Defense Secretary, James Mattis, has urged Congress to approve a massive funding boost for the military. The Trump adminsitration is pushing for a 700-billion dollar defence budget for this year, rising to 716 billion in 2019.
- TYT Nation Published on Feb 5, 2018
“The Defense Logistics Agency in the Pentagon has reportedly “lost track” of hundreds of millions of dollars that it has spent, according to a Politico report about an internal audit. Accountants from Ernst & Young are said to have conducted the audit and found the agency did not properly document more than $800 million in construction projects—and it’s only one of the audit’s examples of a lack of receipts and unreliable financial tracking system. The documents, according to Politico, renew questions about whether the Department of Defense as a bureau can handle managing its $700 billion annual budget, which President Trump has called to greatly increase.” https://www.thedailybeast.com/report-…