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SecDef Mattis Talks Threats to Open Up Congress’ Wallet

  • Published on Jun 15, 2017
    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday about existential threats facing the US in an effort to secure more than $600 billion for defense. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the Obama administration only sought $540 billion in its final defense budget. Mattis is asking for an additional $91.3 billion from the federal government. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte has more on Mattis’ appeal.

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June 16, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , ,

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