The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a $244.5 billion fiscal 1997 defense money bill tailored to overcome some Administration objections to the House measure, but received a veto threat from the Office of Management and Budget even before it reported the bill to the full Senate. OMB complained that the bill is more than $10 billion above the President Clinton's request. The funding total could be raised since it is below the budget conference report ceiling. The bill ...

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