Date: Friday, June 08, 2012
by: Rep. Buck McKeon
|Rep. Buck McKeon|
Twenty years since the end of the Cold War, the United States spends $31 billion a year on its nuclear arsenal. This costly commitment continues to this day largely because companies that make such weapons spend millions of dollars lobbying key members of Congress.
Nuclear weapons makers have donated more than $18 million to current, key members of Congress by employees of corporations that support the U.S. nuclear weapons program, according to a report from the Center for International Policy....
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