The President of the United States Donald trump is to increase financing of the defense Ministry of US $54 billion, reports Reuters, citing a source in the administrative-budgetary management of administration of the head of the American state (this control is preparing the budget for submission to Congress). Plans to increase defense spending also report the Associated Press and CNBC, citing unnamed employees of the presidential administration.
Amount will be reallocated from “neubronner” articles of the budget. The measure, said the interlocutor of the Agency, includes “a large reduction in foreign aid” — most Federal agencies will face a decrease in funding.
According to Reuters, trump would allow the Pentagon to decide how to spend the extra money.