The current US President Donald Trump intends to veto the draft defense budget, the Izvestia TV channel reports.
According to the press service of the White House, the head of state is dissatisfied with the decision to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan, Germany and South Korea.
Trump is also opposed to the alleged renaming of military facilities named after southern heroes who participated in the American Civil War.
Congress is ready to re-vote after vetoing. Lawmakers are already poised to cut their Christmas holidays.
Currently, the draft US defense budget exceeds $ 740 billion. The Pentagon plans to spend $ 69 billion on operations abroad.
The Izvestia TV channel is available in the packages of cable operators; in Moscow it is located on the 26th button. The channel is also broadcast live on the iz.ru website.