Donald Trump recently tweeted that the Pentagon's F-35 program is a waste of taxpayer money.
Defense contractors freaked out, but he's right. The program costs about a trillion dollars and is strategically irrelevant.
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House Republicans are literally gambling with money for the troops. By tucking billions of dollars of general defense spending into the emergency war funding, Republican big-spenders have only left enough actual war funding to last through April 2017 instead of September.