House Sends Monthlong CR to Senate with Military Pay Hike

The House easily passed a stopgap spending bill Tuesday. The Senate has two days to pass it and get President Trump’s signature before the current continuing resolution expires Thursday night. The new CR extends current spending levels through Dec. 20 to give extra...

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Senators Call for National 5G Coordinator

The U.S. faces an “unprecedented security challenge” by falling behind on the development of fifth generation communications technology – known as “5G” – a bipartisan group of Senators wrote in a letter to the White House. Their letter requests that the White House...

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Raymond: Space Focus Is ‘Great Thing for Our Nation’

Boosting the nation’s warfighting capabilities in space to support the National Defense Strategy is setting the U.S. and its strategic partners up to be more innovative, Gen. John Raymond, commander of both the U.S. Space Command and Air Force Space Command, said...

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Enzi Tries Again to Fix Budget System

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) has introduced new legislation to try to address a budget system that has increasingly frustrated lawmakers in recent years. Enzi’s bill is co-authored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.). Enzi has introduced budget...

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USS Ford Wraps Up Successful Sea Trials

The USS Gerald R. Ford pulled back into Norfolk Thursday a day ahead of schedule, after six days of successful trials at sea, the Navy announced. Navy leaders are hailing the run as a turning point for its newest aircraft, which has suffered a series of high-profile...

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