US Senate passes record $858b defense act, sending bill to Biden

People pass by US National flags in Washington, DC on Jan 9, 2021. (ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) WASHINGTON – The US Senate passed legislation on Thursday authorizing a record $858 billion in annual defense spending, $45 billion more than proposed by President Joe Biden, and rescinding the military's COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Senators supported the National Defense […]