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Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

 


WASHINGTON — The agency that supervises the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile would essentially lose direct Cabinet oversight under legislation that Congress is negotiating.

The little-noticed provision in a defense policy bill is opposed by the Trump administration and senior lawmakers from both parties, but efforts to scrap it have not overcome resistance from staffers on the Senate Armed Services Committee.

http://www.startribune.com/defense-bill-would-curb-cabinet-control-of-nuclear-agency/488827361/


 

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