Sequestration was supposed to be so simple, but all it did was make a giant mess for defense.
Current defense policies risk alienating servicemembers and potential recruits.
Big hike unlikely as defense hawks face off against deficit hawks.
BPC’s Steve Bell writes on The Hill about Paul Ryan’s plans for tax reform.
The ACCESS legislation addresses one of the important objections families often have to military service—lack of child care facilities.
BPC’s Steve Bell discusses reconciliation and debt limit suspension.
President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 defense budget falls short of achieving the goals that senior congressional policymakers advocated earlier this year and will not meet necessary increases in readiness, weapons, and troop levels. The president’s defense request is $42 billion…