Senate releases fiscal 2021 Pentagon spending bill
UPDATED 6:43 PM PT – Tuesday, November 10, 2020
On Tuesday, GOP senators proposed their version of the fiscal 2021 Pentagon spending bill.
The $696 billion spending bill allots $68.7 billion for a war fund dubbed the Overseas Contingency Operations Account.
Senate GOP proposed $696B for FY’21 Pentagon spending bill, boosting @LockheedMartin‘s F-35s by 17 planes; also funding one Virginia-class sub
— Roxana Tiron (@rtiron) November 10, 2020
In the meantime, the House’s version seeks to stop funding for the President’s border wall and change bases named after confederate leaders.
This came as Democrats and Republicans work to find common ground on more encompassing legislation instead of piecing together something for the “short-term.”