Federal Spending, 2001 Through 2008: Defense Is a Rapidly Growing Share of the Budget, While Domestic Appropriations Have Shrunk

Source: Richard Kogan, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, March 5, 2008

From the summary:
Both last year and this year, President Bush called for large funding increases for defense and related programs while demanding considerable restraint in domestic appropriations. And this year, like last year, he has threatened to veto appropriations bills if Congress does not adhere to his tight domestic levels.

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