House Appropriations Committee wants to add $1.8 billion in military funds to fiscal 2005 war supplemental and cut $1.5 billion in foreign aid.
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Pentagon official notes DoD plans to spend $130 billion of its $419 billion fiscal 2006 budget request on military personnel and health care.
Senators seek Navy secretary's support for using creative budgeting to pay for more ships.
Senator's plan includes $8.4 billion increase above President Bush's fiscal 2006 budget proposal.
With $1 billion advanced research budget, the agency has awarded 200 contracts out of 7,000 proposals.
Subcommittee chairman grills board chief on previous endorsement of changes.
Michael Chertoff says threat analysis should drive the department's organization and policies, not the other way around.
NNSA report found that Sandia National Laboratories played down the public's risk from its nuclear reactors.
Europe's plan to resume selling arms to China already has generated the beginning of a backlash in Congress.