Swamp Creatures Win Big---$82 Billion Defense Increase Tops Total Russian Military Budget

The bill, which passed 85-10 in a massive show of bipartisan support, represents a considerable boost in defense spending across the board – roughly $82 billion just for next year.

The annual increase by itself is bigger than the annual defense budget of Russia ($61 billion) and the two-year jump of over $165 billion eclipses the entire defense budget of China ($150 billion).

 

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/military-budget-2019-w521788

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