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Joe Biden’s policy on military spending

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Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

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Joe Biden’s answer is based on the following data:

Voting record

Answer: Increase

Reference: “Voted YES: This $120 billion dollar package was passed in the Senate by an 80-14 vote on May 24. The bill primarily focuses on f...” ‐washingtonpost.com

32% Voter Support: 11 support and 23 oppose this candidate’s voting record on this issue.

Public statements

Answer: Increase

Reference: “Joe Biden said Thursday that if elected president, he might increase military spending — even beyond the Pentagon’s current ...” ‐democracynow.org

33% Voter Support: 15 support and 31 oppose this candidate’s public statement on this issue.

Updated 13hrs ago

Joe Biden voters

Answer: Decrease

Importance: Somewhat Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 81,883 voters that voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 Presidential election.

This candidate’s support base disagrees with the candidate on this issue.

Party influence

Democratic Party Answer: Increase

Importance: Somewhat Important

Reference: “Defending America is not just a question of defending our borders. We must continue to support and train our military to meet th...” ‐democrats.org

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Party’s support base

Democratic Party Voters’ Answer: Decrease

Importance: Less Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 69,362 voters that identify as Democratic.

This party’s support base disagrees with the party on this issue.

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