Congress, Defense Industry Warn Against Short-Term Federal Spending Deal

By agreeing to a second short-term spending bill early in Fiscal Year 2020, Congress and President Donald Trump will keep government agencies open for another month, a move the defense industry says is better than the alternative, but not a great long-term strategy.

The temporary spending bill replaced the first stop-gap bill that expired on Thursday. Most on Capitol Hill and in corporate America expected the short-term deal to occur since few believed there was much of an appetite on the Hill...

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