posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 08:57 PM
It's not every day that a president threatens to veto his own defense spending bill.
But that's the rare position President Obama finds himself taking after senators made an 11th hour addition of $1.75 billion to buy seven F-22
fighter jets whose price tag has ballooned to about $350 million apiece.
The fifth generation fighter jet has been overtaken by the newer F-35, critics argue, and Obama wants to keep with the recommendation of former
President George W. Bush and cap the purchase at 187 jets.
I'm going to see qhat other people have to say before i comment on this