02 iulie 2020

House panel approves $740.5B defense policy bill


The House Armed Services Committee has unanimously approved its version of a mammoth defense policy bill. The committee voted 56-0 to approve the $740.5 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) after a nearly 14-hour markup. The approval marks a milestone in a process complicated by the coronavirus pandemic. The markup was pushed back from its originally scheduled date at the end of April, and when it was held, it was in a larger room than usual, with mostly masked members sitting at [...]