Detroit News Staff and Wires
May 18, 2012
The Republican-controlled House approved a $642 billion defense budget Friday that would restore proposed reductions of military personnel and hardware in President Barack Obama’s 2013 budget plan.
Despite a White House veto threat, the House approved its budget legislation by a vote of 299 to 120.
But it rejected an amendment that would have barred indefinite detention without trial of terrorist suspects, even for U.S. citizens seized on American soil.
This article was posted: Friday, May 18, 2012 at 12:27 pm