Senate votes to strip out funding for F-22

07/22/2009 | NYTimes.com

The Senate on Tuesday bowed to veto threats and dropped $1.75 billion in funding for the F-22 figher, handing President Barack Obama a crucial victory in his effort to remake the Pentagon. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., a leading critic of the F-22, said the 58-40 vote "really means there's a chance of us changing the way we do business in Washington." The fight over the F-22 could flare up again during the military appropriations process, and supporters are also seeking to export the plane to allies such as Japan.

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