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White House Threatens Veto of Defense Bill Over Indefinite Detention Provisions

The White House is threatening to veto the defense spending bill over the House-Senate compromise on indefinite detention. More here and here. Congress passed a temporary funding bill today to avoid a government shutdown.
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