President Donald Trump has vetoed the annual defense policy bill, following through on threats to veto a measure that has broad bipartisan support in Congress and potentially setting up the first override vote of his presidency
Congress in the last few weeks may have sounded like a broken record, but the calendar will soon knock the needle somewhere.
The Cyberspace Solarium Commission's leadership said the SolarWinds breach has further raised the stakes for the National Defense Authorization Act that President Donald Trump has threatened to veto.
The Senate has approved a wide-ranging defense policy bill, sending it to President Donald Trump, despite his threat to veto it because the bill does not clamp down on big tech companies he claims were biased during the election
In today's Federal Newscast, Congress wants more transparency about the use of Other Transaction Authority in Defense spending.
The NDAA holds a 3% raise for military service members and extends some hazard pay.
WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the outlook.
In today's Federal Newscast: Firings at the Defense Business Board make room for Trump loyalists. The Air Force tries out life coaches. Feds might get to carry over more unused vacation time.
The annual Defense authorization bill is filled with policy changes for non-defense agencies, including more than 50 focused on cybersecurity and a host of others address small business contracting.
The House-Senate compromise on this year's NDAA eliminates the DoD chief management officer without offering an explanation, and punting to a future secretary of Defense on business reform issues.
The 2021 National Defense Authorization Act will allow federal employees to carry over more vacation time into next year. It also corrects past legislative mistakes with the paid parental leave program by expanding coverage to include all federal employees.
In today's Federal Newscast: The Federal pay gap between men and woman has narrowed, but it's still there. Two congressmen want to stop government funding that pays for experiments on house cats. And Joint Chiefs' Chairman said America needs a bigger Navy.
The president says he wants to veto the bill over old protections for tech companies and renaming military bases.
President Donald Trump is threatening to veto a defense policy bill unless it ends protections for internet companies that shield them from being held liable for material posted by their users