Thad Cochran - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Thad Cochran Lawmakers unveil $578 billion Pentagon spending bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a $578 billion spending bill to keep the U.S. armed forces operating through September as President Donald Trump has vowed to add billions more for what he's described as a depleted American military. The legislation, crafted by House and Senate negotiators from both parties, tracks the funding levels for P... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:39:00 GMT 2017-03-02T22:39:00Z Trump budget hits Coast Guard ship, project of GOP senator WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's budget would eliminate a $600 million-plus state-of-the-art Coast Guard cutter that's a priority of the powerful Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The proposal by Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is included in draft documents of the White House budget request. The ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:38:00 GMT 2017-03-01T23:38:00Z Trump's budget pick clears initial Senate hurdle WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice to run the White House budget office cleared a Senate hurdle Wednesday, though a senior Republican says he won't support him. Rep. Mick Mulvaney is a tea party lawmaker from South Carolina who has attracted opposition from Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz. McCain says Mulvaney's record of support for mili... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:10:00 GMT 2017-02-16T01:10:00Z