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DerekWills May 25th, 2017 3:24pm

According to a 2016 DoD Inspector General audit, the DoD cannot account for $6.5 TRILLION. Trump wants to increase their budget by $54B. If you spend $6k/year on X and can't account for $65k going to X, would you increase the budget of X by $540?

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croopertrooper Greater Cincinnati Area
05/26/17 8:59 am

Hell no. The DoD has a track record of mismanaging money, so why do we reward them with more? Absolutely asinine, backward thinking.

Suzan Hawaii
05/25/17 4:00 pm

Recover the lost funds then use that money.

Suzan Hawaii
05/25/17 4:00 pm

I can find it. I challenge the government to give me a chance.

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
05/25/17 3:23 pm

The money has likely been siphoned off to deep state secret projects, graft, and perhaps not a few secret Swiss bank accounts. This has been going on for decades. Even GW Bush's Sec of Def Rumsfeld was commenting on lots of missing money just before 911 happened.

Jazzy5 USA
05/25/17 10:45 am

This money was not lost under Trump. I would put Sessions on them. Investigate..

DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
05/25/17 10:58 am

You don't lose $6.5 trillion under one administration. This is habitual and it doesn't matter who is in the White House. I bet this goes all the way back to Reagan.... keep in mind that this includes a whopping $0 in known DoD waste.... which is actually incredibly high as well.

truspec Texas
05/25/17 7:35 pm

We've had a bloated defense budget for awhile. Money seems like it doesn't go where it's needed