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Obama’s ‘Paper Tiger’ Pentagon Budget Spends Five Times China

Republicans and President Barack Obama are squaring off again over federal spending, only this time the president wants to cut it and the Republicans want to increase it.

As a Senate committee begins work today on a bill authorizing next year’s military budget, White House officials have threatened a veto of anything resembling a measure passed by the House last week that would add $4 billion to his request for the Pentagon.