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House Finally Approves the Compromise $768B Defense Policy Bill

House passes the compromise $768B defense policy bill (Photo localNews8)
the House of Representatives in the U.S overwhelmingly passed a $768 billion defense policy bill.

The House of Representatives in the U.S overwhelmingly passed a $768 billion defense policy bill.

 House passes the compromise $768B defense policy bill (Photo tasnimnews)

The House of Representatives in the U.S overwhelmingly passed a $768 billion defense policy bill.

The Compromise Defense Policy Bill

The legislator voted a total of 363-70 the National Defense Authorization Act to pass, hours after the leaders of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees announced that they had gained a settlement to move the $768 billion. In Addition, Fifty-one Democrats and 19 Republicans voted against the bill. The measurements will lead to the Senate’s table, on the other hand, recent efforts were to passing of  the sweeping policy bill that ran into snags amid disputes over which modification would the floor votes. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Monday that he would rather bring the compromise to the floor for a vote.

The White House recently passed the bill with a bipartisan 316-113 vote, along with the 38 Democrats and 75 Republicans who vote against the bill. Furthermore, The NDAA comes with $768.2 billion that added $740 billion for the Department of Defense. The national security programs along with the Department of Energy will have a supported amount total of $27.8 Billion and another $378 million funding for the defense and protection-related activities. The numbers are very much higher than the $753 billion Biden proposed for his national defense budget, of which $715 billion is for the Department of Defense. Moreover, The measure of the bill was to include a 2.7 percent increase in military basic pay, which was recommended by the White House.

The Bill Covers a Wide Range of Issues

The proposal was to not include the commander in decisions to prosecute some crimes, including rape, sexual assault, murder, manslaughter, and kidnapping. The constitution also criminalizes sexual harassment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and requires all claims of sexual harassment needs to be investigated by an independent investigator.

Furthermore, the bill addresses a huge range of issues in lawmakers, including the U.S.’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan. The measure administers the premises of an independent commission to examine the U.S.’s 20-year disagreement in Afghanistan. In addition to calls for an independent commission to analyze the war in Afghanistan.