A sharply divided House Budget Committee approved a budget resolution early Thursday morning that would boost defense spending but cut domestic programs across the board.
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The budget resolution passed by the House Budget Committee on Thursday proposed a $39.46 billion cut in spending on federal benefits programs over the next 10 years. The House panel also approved a provision supporting military-civilian pay parity.
An unprecedented barrage of Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from more than 30 Navy ships in the Persian Gulf would most likely kick off a “lightning quick” United States war against Iraq, the commander of the aircraft carrier Constellation Battle Group said Wednesday.