House Proposes Omnibus Package That Includes War Money, $4.3 Billion For JIEDDO

DiMascio, Jen
December 2007
Defense Daily;12/18/2007, Vol. 236 Issue 53, p2
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The article reports that Representative David Obey, chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, has disclosed a plan to fund the federal government and the military's war efforts, which includes $4.3 billion for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. According to Obey, House Democrats, who have pledged not to support the Iraq war, crafted a bill that adds $31 billion for operations in Afghanistan along with prohibitions on using the money for the war in Iraq.


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