Political and Legislative

White House Threatens to Veto House GOP Defense Funding Bill

President Joe Biden would veto a right-wing defense funding bill that’s slated to be considered on the House floor this week, his administration said Monday.

The White House declared it “strongly opposes” the Pentagon spending measure in a statement outlining its objections, dinging Republicans for loading the bill with conservative policy riders, including on abortions and transgender troops.

“Including divisive policy provisions within an appropriations bill also dramatically increases the threat of a continuing resolution, which would further damage America’s national security,” the administration argued.

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