Speaker of the house Sean Spicer said the President of the United States, Donald trump intends to significantly increase funding of the armed forces.
“The President has announced plans to make historic investments in the armed forces of the United States, showing the world that America supports those who are there to protect freedom. As he said many times before, the armed forces are at the centre of our fight against radical Islamic terrorism, and we must protect those who protect us,” said Spicer.
Before trump had a meeting with representatives of the Central command and the forces Command special operations at U.S. air force base “MacDill”.
Earlier it was reported that the new leadership of the Pentagon has provided Congress a draft budget, which will increase military spending by 30 billion dllarov.