Disagreements on border wall could stall defense authorization bill


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The defense authorization bill sets the nation’s defense priorities, spending limits for Pentagon programs and gives soldiers a pay raise. Despite differences in the past, Congress has always been able to pass the bill. This year may be different. Disagreements over the source of border wall funding has stalled the process. CQ Roll Call defense reporter Andrew Clevenger has been following the process and joins the podcast to explain what the hurdles are and what could happen if the bill fails to pass. 

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