Sanders vows tougher oversight of defense contractors as Budget Committee chairman

Tal Axelrod  |  May 18, 2021

By Tal Axelrod, includes “At a budget hearing titled ‘Waste, Fraud, Cost Overruns, and Auditing at the Pentagon,’ the vocal progressive noted that the Department of Defense’s (DOD) budget of about $740 billion is the largest in the government and suggested those funds could hinder progress on an array of other issues. … ‘In my view, the time is long overdue for us to take a hard look at the enormous amount of waste, at the cost overruns, at the fraud, and at the financial mismanagement that has plagued the Department of Defense and the military industrial complex for decades,’ he added.”

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