President Bush touts $3.1 trillion budget

Marre, Klaus
February 2008
Hill;2/5/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p4
The article focuses on the $3.1 budget proposal for 2009 as released by President George W. Bush of the U.S. last March 3, 2008. The proposal, which was sent electronically for the first time, includes $70 billion earmarked for the fight against terrorism and $515 billion for the Department of Defense. However, despite the President's allegation that his proposal will protect the country and encourage economic growth, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid still describes it to be ineffective.


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