Trump To Seek $750B For Military In Budget

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President Trump reportedly plans to ask for an overall defense budget of approximately $750 billion in 2020, including a Pentagon budget of $718 billion.

CNN, citing two unidentified U.S. officials, reported that Trump will ask for about $544 billion for the “base” defense budget and another $9 billion for an “emergency” fund.

The other $165 billion will reportedly be requested for the “Overseas Contingency Operations,” which pays for military operations in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

The overall budget request of $750 billion will serve as a 4.7 percent increase from the 2019 budget, according to CNN.

Read more at The Hill.

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