• Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Using MILCON Funds for Wall

    Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Using MILCON Funds for Wall

    Another court has ruled on the Trump administration’s plan to move $3.6 billion from military construction projects to southern border wall construction. The Wednesday night ruling from a federal court in Louisiana reverses a previous court’s ruling that diverting the funds is unconstitutional. The appeals process is still ongoing. Customs and Border Protection photo by

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  • House Passes Nonbinding War Powers Resolution

    House Passes Nonbinding War Powers Resolution

    The House passed a nonbinding resolution Thursday that would limit President Donald Trump’s authority to take further military action against Iran without congressional approval. It includes an exemption for cases of imminent threat. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Tom Lee (R-Utah) have said they would join Democrats to vote for similar legislation limiting war powers,

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  • House Schedule: NDAA in May, Approps in June

    House Schedule: NDAA in May, Approps in June

    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) wants to bring the National Defense Authorization Act to the floor in May and dedicate June to passing as many fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills as possible, he told reporters this week, according to CQ. House budget leaders have said they may not try to pass a formal budget

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