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3Novices:US Congress backs massive $700 billion defence bill, but source of funding uncertain

The US House of Representatives passed a US$700 billion defence policy bill on Tuesday, backing President Donald Trump’s call for a bigger, stronger military, but failing to decide how to fund the massive spending increase.
The Republican-controlled House voted 356-70 for the annual National Defence Authorisation Act, or NDAA, which authorises the level of defence spending and sets policies controlling how the money is spent.
But the legislation defies spending caps set in the 2011 Budget…
November 15, 2017 at 06:17AM http://ift.tt/2jtnkJT
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