House votes to approve 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

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The House has voted to approve the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022 with wide bipartisan support. The bill, which sets the guidelines for defense policy, authorizes spending in line with the Pentagon's priorities, though it does not appropriate the spending itself.
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The vote was 316-113.

The Senate will need to pass its own version of the bill, and then the two chambers will iron out the differences in the coming months at a conference committee.

The conservative House Freedom Caucus railed against the…
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