27 decembrie 2021

President Biden signs annual defense policy bill into law

http://www.washingtontimes.com

President Biden on Monday signed into law the annual defense-policy bill, capping months of partisan back-and-forth over a litany of hot-button issues as the legislation made its way through Congress.The final version of the $770 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) authorizes a nearly 5% increase in military spending over 2021 after Republicans and some Democrats fought to include a $25 billion boost over Mr. Biden’s proposed Pentagon budget.Those who backed the additional funding [...]