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Dov Zakheim, senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, breaks down how funds are divided amongst the military branches, and why the Navy is requesting more to build up the fleet.
Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group, and Rich Beutel, principal at Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the current state of the Technology Modernization Fund, and why Congress appears to be zeroing out its budget.
Bob Hale, former DoD comptroller and senior executive adviser at Booz Allen Hamilton, discusses the military funding efforts in Congress, and why he doesn’t think it’ll be passed by October.
Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discusses what the next few weeks will hold for budget negotiations, and the possibility of a shutdown happening on December 21.