Senate hit over priorities as budget deal proposes military spending hike

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Activists question how US can justify spending even more on defense ‘when we can’t manage to turn the lights on in Puerto Rico’

Donald Trump’s new idea for a grand military parade has been met with an outcry from critics, who warn that in addition to its strong despotic whiff, such a stunt would waste millions of taxpayer dollars.

But the Pentagon might soon find itself with more flexibility to satisfy that presidential whim and more, if a budget deal expected to be struck in the Senate this week goes through.

Related: Congress rushes again to pass budget deal amid fresh bipartisan opposition

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