Pentagon chief: trump will ask for military expenditures 2019 $716 billion : the World : Vladim

News 1 February, 2018

The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis informed about the fact that current President Donald trump will ask for military spending in 2019 from Congress of about $716 billion This amount by 7% ($50 billion) higher than costs for 2018.


The Minister of defense of the United States of America made a confirmation regarding the likely amount of military funding – the $716 billion is Exactly the amount the President, Donald trump will ask Congress for 2019. That’s $50 billion more than allocated for military spending in 2018.

Mattis as the head of the Pentagon, added that special importance is now increasing the combat readiness of the Armed forces of the United States in order to make them much more lethal.

For 2018 trump was initially requested $668 billion, but under pressure from the conservative party, the amount increased to $700 billion Project-making the military budget has not been approved because of the conflict with the Democrats.