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Off the Charts (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) cites article by Gordon Adams

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The House is scheduled today to consider the 2014 defense appropriations bill, which is at the heart of the House’s misguided approach to addressing the inadequate funding for discretionary programs when the “sequestration” cuts are added to the 2011 Budget Control Act’s (BCA) already austere funding caps.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has made clear to the House Budget Committee that the President’s request for OCO reflects “the sufficient budget to carry out our strategic interests.”  General Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, concurred.  Indeed, Stimson Center defense expert Gordon Adams believes the President’s OCO request is already quite generous.

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