Trump plans to veto defense bill that strips Confederate names from military bases

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President Donald Trump is threatening to veto legislation to fund the military as one of his final acts in office unless a widely supported, bipartisan provision to rename military bases honoring Confederate military leaders is removed, according to White House, defense and congressional sources.

Trump’s stance has sent members of Trump’s party scrambling to find a path for the annual defense bill, which outlines military policy and funding, and put them on a collision course with Democrats.

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