House Democrats aim to slash DoD’s money-moving authority over Trump’s border wall ‘gimmicks’

Defense News: In a rebuke to the Trump administration’s border wall funding maneuvers, House Democrats are proposing a Pentagon spending bill that slashes the amount of money the military can shift between accounts from $9.5 billion to $1.5 billion.

The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released its 2020 Pentagon funding bill, which proposes $690.2 billion, of which $622.1 billion is in base funds and $68.1 billion is overseas contingency operations, or OCO, funds.

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