Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Rep. Franks to Offer to Iran Amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill

This just in...

A veteran hill lobbyist who is closely watching today's House Armed Services Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2009 Defense Authorization Act says that Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), one of the most conservative members in the House, will offer an amendment to the bill this evening with language to the effect that all options are on the table with respect to Iran. Committee markup of the is expected to go late into the evening. The bill is expected to be on the House floor next week.

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