TITLE

Gen. Water-Carrier

AUTHOR(S)
York, Byron
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
National Review;12/20/1999, Vol. 51 Issue 24, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the testimony given by U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Henry H. Shelton before the U.S. Senate in October 1999 regarding the 1 percent across-the-board cut in federal spending proposed by the U.S. Republican Party. According to Shelton, the proposed cut would have a devastating effect on the nation's military. The remarks made by Shelton fueled the frustration felt by congressional Republicans toward the Joint Chiefs chairman, resulting in accusations that Shelton cares more about defending U.S. President Bill Clinton than thinking about the needs of the U.S. military.
ACCESSION #
2555822

 

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