Lawmakers move final defense bill, setting up showdown with Trump

By Tony Bertuca / December 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM
House and Senate negotiators today released a final version of the $740.5 billion fiscal year 2021 defense authorization bill that President Trump has threatened to block . Trump has said he would veto the bill , which has been passed for 59 straight years, if it included a measure to remove the names of Confederate leaders from U.S. military bases and does not include a repeal of legal immunity for social media companies. The bill would put the Pentagon on...

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