White House highlights opposition to Senate defense bill that would re-name bases

By Tony Bertuca / September 16, 2020 at 12:14 PM
The White House has sent the Senate Armed Services Committee a list of provisions in the fiscal year 2021 defense authorization bill it does not like, but chose to lead with one President Trump has said would make him veto the entire must-pass bill -- the re-naming of U.S. military bases that currently honor Confederate leaders. Russ Vought, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, sent a letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe...

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