Barbara Lee

Time to ‘Reinvest in People’ and ‘Cut Weapons of War’: Barbara Lee Unveils Plan to Cut Up to $350 Billion From Pentagon

Demanding that Congress “prioritize our safety and our future, not more war,” Rep. Barbara Lee on Monday unveiled a resolution proposing up to $350 billion in cuts to the Pentagon budget by closing U.S. military bases overseas, ending ongoing conflicts, scrapping weapons programs, and eliminating President Donald Trump’s Space Force. “Redundant nuclear weapons, off-books spending …

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‘More Testing, Not More Bombs’: 29 House Democrats Demand Cuts to Pentagon Budget Amid Pandemic

A group of 29 House Democrats said Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic shows the nation needs “more testing, not more bombs” as they demanded the leadership of the House Armed Services Committee cut Pentagon spending in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Democrats’ demand comes in a letter spearheaded by Congressional Progressive Caucus …

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