U.S. House backs $700 bln defense policy bill, funding uncertain

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Mail Online—By Patricia ZengerleWASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Tuesday, backing...

House backs $700 billion defense policy bill, funding uncertain. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Tuesday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but failing to decide how to fund the massive spending increase.