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Budget fix would fall below spending caps for 2016

Budget fix would fall below spending caps for 2016

The ongoing political fight over how to fully fund the defense budget could end up forcing the Pentagon’s available funds even lower than the fiscal 2016 spending caps lawmakers wanted to avoid.

But the unexpectedly low “base budget” that is part of the emerging fix could be padded with the temporary war funds that are at the heart of the political stalemate…

Source: Budget fix would fall below spending caps for 2016