TITLE

House 2010 Defense Spending Bill Contains Bait for President's Veto

AUTHOR(S)
Scully, Megan; Burgess, Richard R.; Marcario, John C.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Sea Power;Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 485 million dollar fund proposed by U.S. House legislators into the 2010 defense spending bill for the completion of the VH-71 helicopter fleet. The House's version of the fiscal 2010 defense authorization bill is cited to give the U.S. Navy the authority to pursue a multi-year purchase. However, the White House has warned that it would veto the defense spending bill if it would cancel the VH-71 funding.
ACCESSION #
43934370

 

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