Is Senate’s DoD Bill ‘In Jeopardy’?
Defense News reports that “the typically easy-going chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee fumed. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., had just seen members block a final vote on a must-pass Pentagon policy bill amid a partisan brouhaha over amendments and new filibuster rules.”
“So as Levin talked with a handful of reporters as he left the Senate chamber Nov. 20, he expressed ‘amazement’ and, in a rare pessimistic moment, acknowledged the bill ‘is in jeopardy.'”