March 13, 2017

Keeping America Safe: Is Trump's Military Budget Enough?

By Alexandra Sander

Source: CBN News

Journalist(s) John Jessup

On the campaign trail and now as commander in chief, President Donald Trump has pledged to boost America's depleted armed forces.

During his recent address to Congress, he announced $54 billion in additional funding for the U.S. military.

"We must provide the men and women of the U.S. military with the tools they need to prevent war and, if they must, to fight and win," he told lawmakers at his first address to a joint session. "I am sending the Congress a budget that rebuilds the military, eliminates the defense sequester, and calls for one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history."

See the full interview at CBN News.

  • Alexandra Sander

    Research Associate, Technology and National Security Program

    Alexandra Sander is a Research Associate with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Ms. Sand...