Friday, June 29, 2012

Obama threatens to veto defense bill because higher health care fees for members of the military left out

Military members and their families should remember this in November. 

Via Free Beacon:
The Obama administration on Friday threatened to veto a defense appropriations bill in part because it does not include higher health care fees for members of the military.
“The Administration is disappointed that the Congress did not incorporate the requested TRICARE fee initiatives into either the appropriation or authorization legislation,” the White House wrote in an official policy statement expressing opposition to the bill, which the House approved in May.
President Obama’s most recent budget proposal includes billions of dollars in higher fees for members of TRICARE, the military health care system, and is part of the administration’s plan to cut nearly $500 billion from the Pentagon’s budget.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They always go for the military and our elders when "working' on a budget.