Trump Wants More War Money Than Last Year and Democrats Don’t Seem to Mind

The military is once again poised receive a huge budgetary bump from President Trump, and the Democrats don’t seem interested in doing much about it.

Last week, reports emerged that Trump, while touting overall spending cuts “higher than any administration in history,” was planning to ask for a $750 billion defense budget — a $34 billion increase over last year’s request. This will put an end to years of what’s known as budget “parity,” or the idea that defense and non-defense funding should rise and fall together.

Last year, the
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