Smith: Democrats standing ground on changing Confederate-named bases

By Tony Bertuca / November 19, 2020 at 7:22 PM
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), who is negotiating a final defense authorization bill, said he is confident President Trump will not veto the bill, but only because he believes Senate Republicans would never agree to anything that would force the president's hand. Smith, in a virtual event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations, said he is less certain that Senate Republicans would agree to a conference report on the bill if it includes a measure to...

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