GOP senators blast Democrats for delayed defense authorization bill

By Tony Bertuca / November 2, 2021 at 3:45 PM
Several Republican senators led by Jim Inhofe (R-OK) today criticized Senate Democrats for prioritizing work on nominations and new spending packages above the annual defense authorization bill. “I have no idea why we don’t have floor time now,” Inhofe, the ranking member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said during a press conference. “We’re in the most dangerous position our country has ever been in,” he said. “Our top priority is national security, and that’s what this bill is.” The...

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