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

Scully, Megan; Burgess, Richard R.; Marcario, John C.
September 2009
Sea Power;Sep2009, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p6
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.


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