The head of Barack Obama has vetoed a draft defense budget for 2016, said the White house.
before the document was adopted by both houses of Congress, but the President immediately said that they would not sign it, since the text suggests the growth of military spending, supposedly for $ 90 billion in the coming fiscal year without the conclusion of broader budget agreements between 2 parties in Congress, reports RIA " Novosti ". The Republicans, controlling both houses of Congress, there is no sufficient number of votes to cross the President's veto. So, after a presidential veto meeting on the budget must be renewed. The draft law Also stipulated that from 612 billion in total budget expenditures is planned to allocate 300 million dollars to provide assistance to Ukraine in military and intelligence cooperation, including military weapons, ammunition, drones, anti-tank weapons and mortars. To expend these funds, and if so, in what way, have to decide jointly the Ministry of defense and the U.S. Department of state.