12 December 2019

Overnight Defense: House passes compromise defense bill | Turkey sanctions advance in Senate over Trump objections | Top general says military won't be 'raping, burning and pillaging' after Trump pardons

thehill.com

Happy Wednesday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Rebecca Kheel, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE: The annual defense policy bill is close to the finish line after the House easily passed the bill Wednesday . The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed 377-48, with many "no" votes coming from progressive Democrats upset after several of their priorities were [...]