The super high cost of national security: DC Report investigative news roundup

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@rawstory—U.S. Defense Spending Is Double What You Think TomDispatch contributors William Hartung and Mandy Smithberger have run the numbers. The U.S. spends $1.25 trillion a year on the national security state—up $200 billion since they last added up the figures for everything from the Pentagon to Homeland Security to Veterans Affairs in 2017.  “Our final [

Trump’s Trump Tower grift: DC Report’s weekly investigative news roundup. No Support for Kids The Trump administration is canceling English classes, recreational programs and legal aid for unaccompanied minors staying in federal migrant shelters nationwide, saying the immigration influx at the southern border has created critical budget pressures. The Office of Refugee Resettlement has begun discontinuing the funding stream for activities—including soccer—that have been deemed [