Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the National Defense Authorization Act deal provides $20 million in sequestration relief in 2014, $10 million in 2015; spending review done in April provided baseline - @DanLamothe
White House on the National Defense Authorization Act: 'While the bill does not address all of the Administration's concerns, its provisions regarding foreign transfers of detainees held at Guantanamo will provide the Administration additional flexibility to transfer detainees abroad consistent with our national security interests' - via @NBCNews
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., accuses Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., of barring GOP changes to pending defense legislation because he 'can't stomach' a vote on Iran sanctions - @AP
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (H.R. 3304; NDAA 2014) is a United States federal law which specifies the budget and expenditures of the United States Department of Defense (DOD) for Fiscal Year 2014. The law authorizes the DOD to spend $607 billion in Fiscal Year 2014.
The bill passed the U.S. Senate on December 19, 2013. This is the 53rd consecutive year that a National Defense Authorization Act has been passed.