Report: Joe Biden Mulling Defunding The Military

Some confidants close to Joe Biden are advising the presidential hopeful to consider defunding the military and the newly created Space Force, according to a report from Breitbart News.

The report details how progressive groups connected to Biden have “laid out a progressive wish list that includes cutting the Pentagon’s budget by $200 billion each year, ending the refurbishment of the nation’s nuclear arsenal begun under Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and getting rid of the Space Force — at a time when U.S. adversaries are ramping up spending in those areas.”

Biden isn’t rejecting the idea.

“We can maintain a strong defense and protect our safety and security for less,” Biden told The Washington Post, according to Breitbart.

Trump, on the other hand, was not amused. The president said at a Tuesday presser:

Now the Democrat Party is calling for defunding of our military. Think of that: defunding. They want to defund our military when China is building a massive military. They’re building a massive military, and Biden wants to defund our military. And the world needs American strength right now more than ever, and we’ve got it.

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