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defense department spending bill. one of the main is the house. bill in many ways exceeds what the pentagon and president asked for. funding will approve the chair of the opposed toe has said the pentagon's request to track down the cost. they also happen to be assembled at a lockheed martin facility. also, the bill -- in the bill,
really fluffed up the funding for the pentagon. mores allowed them to get of what they wanted. as the debate is underway and there are over 130 amendments , what are some of the key ?ssues you're looking for >> they have in a minute that would decrease the overall funding. it is probably not going anywhere. the amendment i'm interested in american -- an arizona republican to be winning
the a-10 warthog. cinnamon wants to fleetorate the existing and that is something like $65 million over what the pentagon had requested. she is looking to be winning the air force and that will be a debate. >> that will be them accredit priorities. democrats target defense bills for immigration. tell us about that. >> there are more than a dozen in the midst that relate to president donald trump's immigration policy in some way or another.
there are a handful of amendments that would do that. that is not what they are trained to do and also putting resources away. it will be interesting to see an amendmentff has that would ban any funding used to build facilities that house migrant children and also ruben gallego has an amendment that would ban any pentagon funding. the democrats covered all the bases. whether they consider it is
and anonymity that would ban chinese telecom companies and it would also ensure the penalties that were initially put in place would remain in place. see will be interesting to what the rules committee and the doing. , how do youcerns think democrats will vote? >> like we spoke about earlier with the budget agreement come that has given them a lot of what they wanted and this year's i'm sure there will be
some democratic by end. there will be some no votes. i would not expect this would pass. kelly covers defense issues. .e is also on twitter thanks for the update. washington journal live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. leahg up wednesday, reviews the results of tuesday's primary. congressman onn immigration policy. ted hassan discusses the supreme court decision to uphold president trump's travel ban. c-span'so watch
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