Letter to Congressional Leaders Designating Funds for Overseas Contingency Operations and Global Counterterrorism
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Mr. President:)
In accordance with section 6 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (the "Act"), I hereby designate for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism all funding (including the rescission of funds) and contributions from foreign governments so designated by the Congress in the Act pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, as outlined in the enclosed list of accounts.
The details of this action are set forth in the enclosed memorandum from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
NOTE: Identical letters were sent to Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of the Senate.
Barack Obama, Letter to Congressional Leaders Designating Funds for Overseas Contingency Operations and Global Counterterrorism Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/311723