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Biden Requests $895 Billion for Military Spending for 2025

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By Dave DeCamp

While a massive figure, the request likely would have been bigger if not for the debt ceiling deal reached between House Republicans and the White House last year, which capped military spending for 2024 and 2025. The $895 billion is a 1% increase from the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act, which still hasn't been appropriated by Congress.

The debt ceiling deal did not cap "emergency supplemental" military spending, which is how the US has been funding the proxy war in Ukraine. President Biden is also urging the House to pass a $95 billion supplemental foreign military aid bill that includes funding for Ukraine, Israel's slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza, and Taiwan.