Trump signs defense policy bill, urges US Congress to fund it

By REUTERS
December 12, 2017 19:26
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed the annual defense policy bill on Tuesday and urged Congress to fully fund the measure and lift the budget caps that have forced limits on US defense spending for several years.

Trump signed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act at a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House surrounded by high-ranking defense officials. The NDAA sets policy for the US military but does not provide funding, which is approved with other legislation.


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