It's elementary that Congress puts out the Military budget.
As Commander in Chief, you'd think Republican Presidents would stand up, make their case for what they need to fight a war. No, they suffer defeat and follow with a boatload of sniveling excuses.
Yes, blame Congress for poor Presidential leadership.
Republicans never take responsibility for anything, ever. They don't have that gene in their DNA.
Stop embarassing yourself. The Republicans controlled both the House, the Senate, and the White House from 2000 through 2006. You can't rationally blame the Dems for anything that happened during that time period - of course, this means you will blame them for many things during that time period.