I said this wasn’t going anywhere….
While Donald Trump might want it?
Not the Pentagon ……
And without Congress?
The US Air Force Space Command remains the lead on US Military Space operations….
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe (R-Okla.) is unconvinced that President Trump‘s proposed Space Force is necessary, leaving it out of his top priorities for next year’s defense policy bill.
With Inhofe’s soon-to-be House counterpart opposed to the idea for a new military branch, the senator’s wavering spells trouble for a plan Trump wants done by 2020.
Inhofe, a staunch Trump supporter, has been briefing reporters one-on-one on his priorities for his committee next year, laying them out in bullet points in a two-page document. Space Force is not mentioned in the document.
In a recent interview with The Hill, Inhofe said he didn’t include one of Trump’s top priorities in his list because he still thinks Space Force is unnecessary until the Pentagon proves otherwise.
“It wasn’t on my list because I don’t think we need it,”…..