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It passed under the radar but the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act that Trump signed into law in late December dropped sanctions against those responsible for murdering Khashoggi and eliminated proposed restrictions on arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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The Constitution says Congressional approval is necessary to declare war. But since 9/11 Congress has passed and regularly reauthorizes the National Defense Authorization Act, which gives the president broad authority to do whatever he thinks is necessary to “fight terrorism.”

Bernie Sanders has voted against the last three national defense authorization bills but he was not present in the Senate for Tuesday’s vote on the bill he has publicly opposed. via @vtdigger 

This year’s defense authorization and funding bills provide a historic $738 billion in funding for our national security – a $22 billion increase over last year. We’re making our military great again and ensuring we can implement the National Defense Strategy.

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The change was set in motion by the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.

In 2019, President Trump worked with Congress to secure paid parental leave for all Federal employees in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. @realDonaldTrump  has made expanding access to child care & paid family leave—for ALL Americans—a priority of his Administration.

Do you know what sanctions provisions are included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020? Our team breaks down new sanctions related to Syria, North Korea, Turkey and more. #economicsanctions  #internationaltrade 

The report has been in the works since 2018 after the National Defense Authorization Act created a commission, consisting of lawmakers and industry leaders, to draw up recommendations.

10:02:31am - US-China Economic and Security Review Commission - Pursuant to section 1238(b)(3) of the Floyd D. National Defense Authorization'>Spence National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2001 (22 USC 7002), as amended, and the order of the House of Jan 3, 2019, the Speaker


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LIVE: @POTUS  Trump delivers remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2020.

With my signature, the National Defense Authorization Act, which ends the unjust “widow’s tax” & secures 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers, heads to the President’s desk for his signature. Thank you, @RepAdamSmith , for your patriotic, persistent leadership.

Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, AOC and the rest of the Democrats are not getting important legislation done, hence, the Do Nothing Democrats. USMCA, National Defense Authorization Act, Gun Safety, Prescription Drug Prices, & Infrastructure are dead in the water because of the Dems!

@realDonaldTrump  is the FIRST President to include a national Paid Family Leave program in ALL of his budget proposals. The inclusion of paid family leave in the National Defense Authorization Act is a historic win for the President and families of federal workers!

While Democrats continue to focus on impeachment, important work isn’t getting done: ❌ USMCA Trade DealAppropriations bills to fund the government ❌ National Defense Authorization Act ❌ Legislation to lower health care & prescription drug costs

“We believe our warfighters deserve the tools, the equipment, and resources that they have earned with their blood, sweat, and tears. . . In honor of that sacred obligation, I will put my signature on the National Defense Authorization Act.” — President Donald J. Trump

No mention of John McCain by any of the speakers at Trump event to sign act named in honor of McCain. Trump omitted McCain from the title, calling it “the national defense authorization act.”

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It was my great honor to sign our new Defense Bill into law and to pay tribute to the greatest soldiers in the history of the world: THE U.S. ARMY. The National Defense Authorization Act is the most significant investment in our Military and our warfighters in modern history!

President Trump just signed the National Defense Authorization Act, named after Arizona Sen. John McCain, but the President never once mentioned McCain's name or thanked him

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At Fort Drum just now, notes , POTUS thanked multiple members of Congress involved in passage of the “John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019” — but not John McCain.