Congress has not passed a defense appropriations bill on time in the past eight years. This inaction has forced the armed services to operate for months at the start of every fiscal year under restrained spending authority called a continuing resolution or CR. Gen. Mark A. Milley, Army chief of staff told Congressional members, "Candidly, failure to pass a budget, in my view both as an American citizen and chief of staff of the United States Army, constitutes professional malpractice." Read the full article in the Military Advantage Blog.
Continuing Appropriations Bill Resolution: "Professional Malpractice"
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