Press Release - An announcement of an event, performance, or other newsworthy item that is issued to the press.
I didn't say the military didn't have the money...I said they weren't lawfully authorized by congress to pay the benefits. Didn't you read your link?
After congress recently passed a law that 'didn't' inclued death benefits...
Text of H.R. 3210: Pay Our Military Act (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill version) - GovTrack.us
....it is possible the military told the press that they couldn't pay the death benefits to embarrass congress into passing legislation so the families could get the benefits in a timely manner. Otherwise, congress probably wouldn't do anything.
The ghost of Jack Kevorkian for President's Physician: 2016
"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the ******* irony in that." - Justin Halpern
He hs to demagogue the issue, make it hurt and the problem with his strategy is that only really simpleminded people ( Obama voters) actually blame the shutdown on the GOP.
Barry is preaching to tthe choir.
I can't find any information about this aside from the same article reposted countless times.
"I do not claim that every incident in the history of empire can be explained in directly economic terms. Economic interests are filtered through a political process, policies are implemented by a complex state apparatus, and the whole system generates its own momentum."