Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal

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Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget dealU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for military veterans. 'We all agree on the need to address the debt limit, but we also must reach an agreement on spending priorities based upon the principle of parity as soon as possible,' the top Democrat in the House of Representatives told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a July 13 letter. Pelosi's office said it released the letter after she and Mnuchin spoke by phone on Saturday evening for 12 minutes.


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