Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

For those following this particular string of escalating sanctions from the U.S. Government against these companies over the past couple months, you'd know this has been a long time coming, despite these firms' efforts to prevent the ban from happening.

He said with the new budget for 2019, the USA will make a critical investment in nuclear weapons.

"The restriction comes as President Trump has repeatedly indicated his willingness to eventually pull American forces out of South Korea".

Donald Trump has snubbed Senator John McCain, who has brain cancer and is seriously ill, by failing to mention the Republican war veteran at the signing of a defence spending bill named in his honour.

This is the first time the defense authorization bill has been enacted before the start of the fiscal year since the fiscal 1997 measure was signed into law on September 23, 1996 by President Bill Clinton.

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While this bill doesn't outright ban either company from USA infrastructure, it could have a major impact by forcing the many, many companies that want to work with the government to pick other suppliers and remove the Huawei and ZTE components they're already using. "They want to jam transmissions that threaten our battlefield operations, and so many other things".

It also authorizes a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops, the largest in almost a decade, as well as boost the size of the Navy and the ranks of the military by 15,600 active-duty troops.

The bill also authorizes billions of dollars for military construction, including family housing. The H.R. 5515 bill was named after the longtime Arizona senator and chair of the Senate Armed Service Committee. This year's NDAA authorizes about $639 billion for the base budget of the Pentagon and defence programmes of the Energy Department. The bill does, however, make provisions to allocate funding to any party that needs to do so.

The measure also addresses child-on-child sexual assault at US military bases worldwide. Last week, Mr. Trump announced he was doubling tariffs on steel and aluminum from Turkey over its plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system. "But if we ever did, nobody has a chance", he said.

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