Pentagon requests $8 billion for Space Force

The Trump campaign reached out to supporters to choose their favorite Space Force logo just after Vice President Mike Pence rolled out plans for the military branch.
1:42 | 08/10/18

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Transcript for Pentagon requests $8 billion for Space Force
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