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House, Senate pass defense spending bill with provision to strip Confederate names from Army bases
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act
Defying Trump, Republican-led Senate panel backs stripping Confederate names from military bases
"If you want to continue to name forts after soldiers, there have been a lot of great soldiers who have come along since the Civil War."
Trump fired top State Department watchdog over probe into Saudi arms sales, lawmakers say
President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, Democratic lawmakers said on Monday, although Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he sought Linick's removal because his work was undermining the department
Senate votes to limit Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran
The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict
Senate advances resolution limiting Trump’s ability to wage war
"This should not be controversial," said Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah).
Senators call for sanctions on Turkey over purchase of Russian missile defense system
"The time for patience has long expired."
Trump’s Own Party Is Trying To Throw The Brakes On His Abrupt Syria Withdrawal
In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, the Republican-led U.S. Senate advanced largely symbolic legislation on Thursday opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.