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originally posted by: projectvxn
originally posted by: TinySickTears
a reply to: projectvxn
so what about trump lying?
Way to completely miss what I just said.
originally posted by: Propagandalf
a reply to: knoxie
Just to be clear, the pay raise was a part of the 10% military spending increase, as was the other details he gets into, such as equipment, training, and so on. But given the context, it is quite clear he is talking about the budget. He called it a "pay raise". Get over it.
“We’re spread out all over the world,” the president added. “We’re in countries that most people have never even heard about. And, frankly, it’s ridiculous.”
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: notsure1
This is the equivalent of you putting your fingers in your ears and singing nanny nanny poo poo.
In two years after he is voted out he will be in jail, Either federal prison or NY state.
The increase in military spending is one of the largest in modern U.S. history, jumping by 9.3 percent from 2017 to 2019, according to Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a think tank.
Since the Reagan administration, the military has increased by comparable levels only a handful of times: jumping by 23 percent in 2003 the buildup to the Iraq War; and by about 8 percent for three straight years between 2006 and 2008, during the troop buildup, according to Harrison.
originally posted by: network dude
originally posted by: knoxie
a reply to: network dude
or, you could just read the transcripts...
so you don't know either. Thanks for all the help.
"We just approved $700 billion for our military," Trump said. "So we’re going to be having the best equipment ever known. And next year, $716 billion. So I wanted to let you know. And, by the way —
I know you don’t care about this — but that also includes raises for our military. First time in 10 years."