Government Spending

Ryan Tweaked for Criticizing Military Spending Demands

It's apparently bad that he said civilians and not military leaders should determine Pentagon funding


The incident has been largely forgotten, but in the spring, Ryan, in his capacity as chairman of the House Budget Committee, insisted that he—and not America's military leadership—should be trusted when it comes to defense spending levels that keep Americans safe. Ryan went on to say, without proof, that he suspected Pentagon leaders may have been deliberately misleading Congress.