White House faces another veto decision as House passes new defense act

Last week the House of Representatives green-lighted a second National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 (NDAA) after a presidential veto torpedoed Congress’ first attempt at the bill which authorizes U.S. defense spending. Passed in the House by a 370-58 vote margin, the matter will be taken up on Tuesday by the Senate, where the bill is also expected to pass by a wide margin. Read More »