White House Has Second Thoughts On Vetoing Defense Appropriations Bill

Posted by | December 14, 2011 16:18 | Filed under: Top Stories

It appears as though the White House will not veto the draconian defense appropriations bill after all.

A White House statement says changes by congressional negotiators would not challenge or restrict the president’s ability to collect intelligence or incapacitate terrorists.

The White House had threatened a veto over provisions requiring military custody of suspected terrorists linked to al-Qaida.

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