White House raises veto threat over House minibus, including defense bill's limits on reprogramming

By Justin Doubleday / July 31, 2020 at 10:41 AM
The White House is threatening President Trump will veto a House minibus bill that includes fiscal year 2021 defense funding over a wide range of provisions, including new restrictions on the Pentagon's reprogramming authority. In a statement of administration policy released today, the White House laid out its objections to the FY-21 appropriations package, arguing it violates the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 by including numerous "poison pills," both defense and non-defense. The document states that if the bill were...

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