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A proposal to send Israel $1 billion for the Iron Dome air defense system has been cut out of a stopgap government funding bill, meant to avoid a government shutdown after Sept. 30, in order to ease its passage in the House.
The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $706 billion defense spending bill for fiscal 2022 over the objections of panel Republicans.
Austin must work with Congress to win support for President-elect Joe Biden’s national security budget and priorities.
The House Appropriations Committee approved separate measures to end the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations, which underpin U.S. counterterror operations ― another move by lawmakers to curb President Trump’s war-making powers.
Lawmakers are pushing the Air Force to rebuild Tyndall Air Base, the hurricane-ravaged home of its F-22 Raptor training fleet.
By Joe Gould and Valerie Insinna