Inhofe says GOP and Dem leaders must break defense policy bill 'logjam'

By Tony Bertuca  
December 3, 2019 at 11:04 AM
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK) said today the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill is being "held hostage" by legislative disagreements beyond his committee's jurisdiction and can only be finalized by Republican and Democratic party leaders. "Because of issues that are not in the Senate Armed Services Committees' jurisdiction, this year's [National Defense Authorization Act] is not resolved, which means only leadership can clear up this logjam that's out there right now," he said during a committee...

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