White House threatens to veto House defense policy bill

By Tony Bertuca / July 10, 2019 at 8:42 AM
The Trump administration is threatening to veto the Democrat-led House's version of the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill, arguing that, in addition to a litany of other flaws, it is underfunded by $17 billion. "The level of funding that would be authorized by the bill -- a total of $733 billion for national defense -- is $17 billion below the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget request and would not fully support critical national security priorities," the Office of Management...

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