More money is to be spent on the US military.
A House of Representatives panel on Wednesday approved a $37.5 billion increase to the Pentagon budget from last year.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 amendment would add $25 billion to President Joe Biden's $753 billion topline military spending request for the next fiscal year.
It puts arms dealer profits before the needs of everyday people.
William Hartung, director of Arms & Security Program at the Center for International Policy, noted that "Biden's proposed Pentagon budget was already at near-record levels before the House Armed Services Committee's reckless recommendation.