On November 25th, 2015, President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016, included in which is a provision for the Civilian Marksmanship to sell 1911 handguns to the United States shooting public. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama signed the 2016 US defense budget bill into law, the White House said in a press release.
OBAMA SIGNS DEFENSE BILL DESPITE GITMO PROVISIONS: President Obama has quietly (and on the eve of Thanksgiving) signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which renews tight prohibitions against using any federal funds for the transfer of Gitmo detainees to the U.S. Obama has previously intimated that he would transfer Gitmo prisoners to the U.S. […]
The National Defense Authorization Act deals a blow to Obama's pledge to close the prison before leaving office in 2017.
Congress has once again passed a National Defense Authorization Act that precludes President Obama from transferring Gitmo detainees to federal prisons in the U.S. The vote was veto-proof and...
The Senate passed the annual NDAA today. (National Defense Authorization Act.) It prohibits the transfer Guantanamo detainees to the U.S. The vote in the Senate was 91 to 3. Obama is expected to sign the bill, notwithstanding his objection to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Barack Obama vetoed Congress's first attempt at an annual defense policy bill last month — his fifth veto ever — and now Congress is trying again. The Senate just passed a new $607 billion National Defense Authorization Act on Tuesday, 91–3; the House passed the same amended legislation last week, 370–58. The new... More »
The Senate has passed a revised version of the National Defense Authorization Act after President Obama vetoed the first draft. The $607 billion...
President Barack Obama will likely sign a revised version of the National Defense Authorization Act into law because he believes it contains important provisions, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday. "What the president does believe...Show More Summary
The US House of Representatives passed the new version of the National Defense Authorization Act, after President Obama earlier vetoed the bill over disagreement on spending cuts, and for its language regarding Guantanamo.
On Thursday, October 22, 2015, President Barack Obama signed a veto message of the National Defense Authorization Act. The NDAA establishes budgets and policies for the Defense Department, and in the last 53 years it has only been vetoed four times. Show More Summary
President Obama's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week is a positive step towards imposing long overdue discipline on the Pentagon budget. In vetoing the bill, he noted that it "fails to authorize funding for...Show More Summary
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) also included a provision to reject the moving of Guantanamo Bay detainees to American soil, but to veto a pay raise? That’s incredulous.
President Barack Obama vetoes H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, in the Oval Office Thursday. President Barack Obama Thursday vetoed a $612 billion defense policy bill over objections to way it is...Show More Summary
As Senator Johnny Isakson predicted yesterday, President Obama today vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act, a bill with bipartisan support that would have funded the military and set defense policy for this fiscal year. The veto was the latest front in a battle over whether congress should break the sequester set up by the 2011 […]
Senator Johnny Isakson urged President Obama to rescind his veto threat of the National Defense Authorization Act. The legislation is vital to Georgia as it includes funding for the A-10 mission at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta and Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, upgrading Stryker armored fighting vehicles at Ft. Benning, and other […]
In a vote of 70-27, the Senate has approved the National Defense Authorization Act, a $612 billion defense spending bill. The National Defense...
WASHINGTON -- Time to bring out the veto pen, Mr. President. The Senate on Wednesday passed the annual National Defense Authorization Act, sending it on to President Barack Obama in spite of the White House's repeated threats to veto the measure. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Enough Senate Democrats sided with Republicans on Tuesday to advance a key defense bill, defying a veto threat by President Barack Obama. The White House had vowed to block the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016,...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama should veto the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) over provisions that would make it nearly impossible to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay by the end of his second term in office, Human Rights First said in a press release.