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Sen. Inhofe responds after President Trump vetoes defense bill

Sen. Jim Inhofe will replace John McCain as chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee
Posted at 5:15 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 18:16:44-05

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued a response Wednesday after President Trump vetoed the annual defense policy bill.

READ MORE: Trump vetoes defense bill, setting up possible override vote

The National Defense Authorization Act would affirm 3% pay raises for U.S. troops and authorize more than $740 billion in military programs and construction. The House approved the bill by a 335-78 margin, while the Senate approved it 84-13.

For a summary of the NDAA, click here.


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