Top Democrat calls out Congress for parochial response to defense cuts, warns of hollow force

  • by: DONNA CASSATA , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 1, 2014 - 12:45 PM

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats who rebuff this year's budget-driven Pentagon cuts in aircraft, ships, bases and benefits put the military at risk of being less than ready for the next crisis, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday.

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