At an event for the signing of the NDAA that the taxpayers are paying for, Trump gave an endorsement to Arizona Senate candidate Martha McSally as the president illegally used taxpayer funds for partisan political purposes.
“This policy has brought the current US administration...into a dead end. We hope the new administration will be more sagacious.”
The Defense Authorization bill should be about making our country safe; not about codifying evangelical Republican hatred and intolerance.
Democrats allowed the NDAA to advance to a final vote, but Minority Leader Harry Reid is warning that Democrats will flip their votes and sustain any Obama veto of the NDAA.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pressing forward with an NDAA that President Obama has already threatened to veto, and could face a humiliating defeat as the White House is showing no signs of changing its mind.
It helps to read a the recent NDAA ruling before drawing conclusions about its contents, and understand the reasons contained in it rather than resorting to headlines that misrepresent the ruling.
In his signing statement attached to the NDAA, Obama made it clear that the language about detentions does not apply to US citizens.