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Republicans aim at Pentagon civilian workforce to curb spending
In an exclusive interview with Defense News, Ken Calvert previews areas where House Republicans believe they can trim defense spending.
Lawmakers worry about weapons makers’ ability to meet demand
Industry representatives say a lack of contract adjustments hurts companies by depressing wages.
By Joe Gould
Republicans eye Pentagon savings after McCarthy spending agreement
Republican defense hawks insist that Speaker McCarthy's spending agreement won't cut military spending, but they're also brainstorming Pentagon savings.
By Bryant Harris and Leo Shane III
Democrats scuttle debate over ‘woke’ military policies ... for now
Next year's Republican-controlled House is expected to focus on concerns over diversity policies within the Defense Department.
Pentagon worries repealing COVID vaccine mandate will affect readiness
Democratic House leaders now support the change, which has been a priority for congressional Republicans for months.
By Leo Shane III and Meghann Myers