Roger Wicker

Shipbuilding, bombers, military pay raise: Congress sends massive defense bill to Biden

BY: - December 14, 2023

WASHINGTON — The massive annual defense policy package cleared Congress ahead of the holiday recess, despite protests about attaching a foreign surveillance extension and criticism that the bill did not block a Pentagon abortion policy. U.S. House lawmakers approved the package on Thursday 310-118, under a suspension of the chamber’s rules, meaning a two-thirds majority […]