WASHINGTON, March 16 The Republican chairman of
the House Armed Services Committee said on Thursday President
Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal does not include enough
funds to rebuild the nation's military.
"It is clear to virtually everyone that we have cut our
military too much and that it has suffered enormous damage,"
Representative Mac Thornberry said. "Unfortunately, the
administration’s budget request is not enough to repair that
damage and to rebuild the military as the president has
(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Writing by Doina Chiacu;
Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)