Ahead of the President’s scheduled Veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, please be aware of the following resources:
HASC Conference Summary
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairmen of their respective Armed Services Committees, discussed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act at the Brookings Institution. To watch the event in its entirety click here.
On October 20, Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Senator John McCain (R-Az.), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will join Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O'Hanlon for a discussion on the National Defense Authorization Act and the possible presidential veto.
WSJ: Editorial: Obama Takes the Military Hostage
He’ll veto a bipartisan defense bill to coerce more domestic spending.
Wall Street Journal
The Washington Times
By Rowan Scarborough
By DEB RIECHMANN
Washington (AP) -- Congress on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a sweeping $612 billion defense policy bill that he has threatened to veto over an ongoing battle between Democrats and Republicans about government spending.
The Senate voted to approve the measure 70 to 27.
By Jennifer Rubin
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)