As the Senate was debating the fiscal 2013 defense authorization bill Nov. 29, the White House issued a threat to veto the legislation if it remains in its current form. The Office of Management and Budget’s Statement of Administration Policy did not specify exactly which provision would prompt President Barack Obama to scrap the bill. But it raised numerous objections to elements of the legislation. That includes Congress’s decision to reject TRICARE fee initiatives to rein in the ...


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