Joe Biden is preparing to ask US Congress for the biggest Defense Department budget in history despite concerns about the US hitting its debt ceiling before lawmakers raise it.
This includes an exceptional request that will include funding to restock munition stockpiles to support Ukraine, where both Russian and NATO sides are expending thousands of rounds a day.
The Biden administration is very close to finalizing a top-line number for the Defense Department as part of its 2024 budget request set to be released next month, citing Pentagon Comptroller Michael McCord.
I do expect it will be a bigger number than Congress provided last year,” McCord is quoted as saying in an interview. The Pentagon will invest in munitions to restock the US’ arsenal and continue supporting the NATO proxy war in Ukraine.
Biden’s budget proposal comes as the US approaches its debt ceiling without a clear plan by Congress to raise the limit, posing a potential risk to the country’s credit rating and economic future.
Sputnik / ABC Flash-Point WW III News 2023.
And, with the debt ceiling already reached, this budget should be slashed by 2/3.
That guy is a crazy and dangerous warmonger…