Trump signs defense bill with watered-down ZTE sanctions
Trump signs defense bill with watered-down ZTE sanctions
Trump: Troops to see ‘biggest pay increase’ in a decade
17 August, 2018, 00:17
The US president signed the $716bn defence policy bill authorising military spending at the US army's Fort Drum base in upstate NY on Monday.
President Donald Trump signed a defense bill named after Sen. Actually, Obama's first three defence budgets were larger when adjusted for inflation, according to Todd Harrison at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies.
At a ceremony at the U.S. Army's Fort Drum base in New York, Trump touted the bill as "the most significant investment" in the country's military in modern history.
Fort Drum Army base is home to almost 20,000 active military members.
"We are proudly giving our troops the biggest pay increase in a decade", Trump said. He name-checked the members of the Congress such as Republican Elise Stefanik, who held a brief speech as a district representative whereas Trump also mentioned Martha McSally, Dan Donovan, Don Bacon and Joe Wilson.
The impact for government agencies and contractors who who now use Huawei and ZTE technology could be massive as it comes into effect over the next two years claim analysts.
The bill for the fiscal year 2019 was named after Republican Senator John Mccain, a former Republican presidential nomine and one of Trump's leading critics within the party.
"We are going to strengthen our military like never ever before".
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