PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) calls a halt to weapons sales to Turkey until the Pentagon produces a report within 90 days detailing U.S. At campaign rallies, Trump regularly castigates McCain - without outright naming him - for casting a dramatic thumbs-down vote that doomed Trump's effort a year ago to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which was enacted by President Barack Obama.

Trump signed the NDAA, or H.R. 5515, during a visit to Fort Drum in upstate NY on Monday afternoon.

John McCain that he signed during a ceremony Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Fort Drum, N.Y.

The bill was named for one of Trump's political critics, the ailing US Senator John McCain of Arizona, but he did not mention McCain's name. That bill was signed by President Trump today and it starts the two-year period over which the needed changes must be made in compliance with the new rules.

"With this new authorization, we will increase the size and strength of our military by adding thousands of new recruits to active duty, reserve, and National Guard units, including 4,000 new active-duty soldiers".

"He's not a war hero", Trump said at the time.

In a statement, McCain, who is battling brain cancer, said he was "humbled that my colleagues in Congress chose to designate this bill in my name".

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island
The islets are renowned for their crystal clear waters that draw snorkelers and divers from all over the world. Evacuation of tourists is underway with 11 boats mobilized, Sutopo told Xinhua in a text message.

The government has for a long time suspected that ZTE and Huawei technology could be used by the Chinese government to harm USA digital infrastructure or assets.

The new bill granted troops the largest pay raise they have seen in nearly a decade.

Earlier this month, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the defense policy bill.

Trump said that Patton's words "still ring true", noting that the American military was the most powerful in the world.

The NDAA does strengthen the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which reviews proposed foreign investments to weigh whether they threaten national security. I said, 'I don't want to take her call.' She wanted me to be here.

The law also bars the USA from selling F-35 fighter jets to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey.

Turkey plans to purchase 100 F-35 fighter jets in the coming years. Trump told the troops at Fort Drum that the NDAA will provide access to "the finest planes and tanks and ships and missiles [pause] anywhere on Earth".

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