House panel chairman sees 'painful' cuts to weapons programs

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 02, 2015 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are near agreement on $5 billion in cuts to a sweeping defense policy bill, including "painful" ones to arms programs, to comply with a budget deal with the White House, the Republican chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said on Monday.