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    Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME) said on Sunday that he is “confident” that Republicans and Democrats could override President Donald Trump’s potential veto of a defense bill that would rename military bases named after Confederate generals. The House and Senate Armed Services Committees both approved versions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would rename military bases named after Confederate generals. President Donald Trump promised last week to veto the NDAA if it contains a provision to rename America’s military...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee unanimously backed a $741 billion defense bill late on Wednesday, setting the stage for a battle with President Donald Trump over naming military bases for Confederate generals and moving troops from Germany. The House Armed Services Committee approved its version of the annual National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, by 56-0 shortly before midnight. The bill sets policy for the Department of Defense on everything from how many ships are built...
    The Senate voted down Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s bill to end the war in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The senator’s bill, which was an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), would have also given bonuses to veterans who served during the War On Terror. The amendment was based on Paul’s American Forces Going Home After Noble (AFGHAN) Service Act, which he originally introduced in 2019. The Senate voted 60-33 to kill the bill, Paul said Wednesday on Twitter....
    Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) proposal to remove an amendment to rename military bases named after Confederate generals gained steam on Wednesday. Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) announced on Wednesday that they will cosponsor Hawley’s amendment to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to remove the congressional mandate that military bases named after Confederate generals be renamed. Hawley’s proposed amendment would instead create a one-year...
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Daily Briefing,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he hopes President Trump will not veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the president has threatened to do, over the issue of base names. McConnell stated that the bill includes pay raises for members of the military, and “could lead to changing the names of some of these military bases.” But is “quite different from trying to airbrush the Capitol of...
    The Senate is turning its attention to a mammoth defense policy bill after a GOP policing reform bill failed to overcome a key test vote.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcGrath leads Booker in Kentucky with results due next week Ocasio-Cortez fends off challenger in House primary Democrats spend big to bolster struggling Hickenlooper MORE (R-Ky.) teed up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) setting up an initial procedural vote as soon as Friday, unless senators agree to...