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Reports: Senate’s Fiscal 2017 Defense Bill Faces WH Veto Threat

The White House has threatened to veto a Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2017 over provisions that would impose organizational changes at the Pentagon and block planned closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday. Rebecca Kheel writes the Senate’s defense policy bill includes a …

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$607B Defense Policy Bill Gets Obama’s Signature

President Barack Obama has signed a bill authorizing a $607 billion budget for the Defense Department‘s military operations and reform efforts in fiscal 2016, USA Today reported Wednesday. David Jackson writes the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act provides funds to help DoD operate globally and improve the department’s retirement and compensation programs for service members. …

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