Trump’s Demands Ignored In Compromise Defense Bill

The Hill reports:

Lawmakers on Thursday officially unveiled a compromise defense bill that excludes President Trump’s demanded repeal of a key liability protection for online tech platforms.

The compromise National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes a requirement that the Pentagon rename Confederate-named military bases in three years. Trump has threatened to veto the NDAA over both issues.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said Wednesday that Trump is prepared to accept the language on renaming bases, though White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the same day she was unsure if Trump’s position has changed.

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