Rounds Says Expanding the Deficit Worth it to Increase Military Spending

The budget passed by Congress last week, and signed by the President would increase federal spending by three hundred billion dollars over previous budget caps, and increase next year’s deficit to over one trillion dollars.

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says the extra defense spending is worth the red ink

Rounds says it will be cheaper in the long run to spend more on the military now, and avoid a war

Rounds says defense spending is not the cause of the expanding deficit

President Trump promised during his campaign that he would not look to make cuts in Social Security and Medicare.