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Mattis: US Defense Strategy at Risk Amid Another Budget Fight in Congress

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis castigated Congress on Tuesday over its failure to pass a budget establishing military spending levels for the fiscal year that began in October.  Political bickering in Washington led to a partial government shutdown last month, hours after Mattis outlined a new strategy for dealing with threats to the nation and the resources needed to address them.  Mattis testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the need for a fully funded...

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