14 noiembrie 2019

Democrats deny impeachment holding up critical defense policy bill


The leading House Democrat involved in ongoing negotiations for the 2020 defense policy bill insists that the impeachment inquiry into President Trump has not held up progress on the massive bill considered a top priority for the Pentagon.House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith told reporters Wednesday that “the Republicans are using impeachment as an excuse not to do anything. It’s diabolical.”The Washington state Democrat’s comments came amid the first public hearing into the [...]