Flatline: SecDef Esper Says DoD Budgets Must Grow 3-5%
Everyone in Washington wants more taxpayer money and the Pentagon is making a push for additional funds while it thinks it can. Never mind that The Pentagon can’t pass (or even come close to passing) an audit. But sure, here’s billions and billions more that won’t be accounted for.
(From Breaking Defense)
“In the years ahead, we need to get back to 3 to 5 percent real growth annually,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Thursday during an event in Washington, but wouldn’t say when that might happen. This year’s budget, an increase of about $2 billion to $740 falls far short of that.