House hits Iran, North Korea, Russia in last NDAA votes of the day

That was approved just as the Obama administration said it believes Syria is using chemical weapons against its people, and said it would offer some support to Syrian rebels.

On Afghanistan, the House approved language from Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) requiring an assessment of the Afghan National Security Force's ability to maintain U.S.-funded infrastructure after 2014. Members also supported an amendment from Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) prohibiting spending on permanent bases in Afghanistan.

These and several other foreign policy-related amendments were approved en bloc in the last vote of the day. Other amendments included in that final vote were from:

— Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), providing procurement guidance on garments sources from Bangladesh to ensure fire and building safety conditions in that country.

Scott RigellScott RigellGOP rep: Trump doesn't have one trait I'd want my son to emulate GOP lawmakers urge RNC to cut ties with Trump House Republican 'leaning' toward vote for Gary Johnson MORE (R-Va.), prohibiting spending on military coins not made in the United States.

— Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.), requiring athletic footwear provided to new recruits to be made in the United States.

— Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), preventing funds for tear gas and other riot control gear to the Middle East and North Africa.

Peter WelchPeter WelchEpiPen investigation shows need for greater pricing transparency, other reforms Dem lawmakers: Clinton should have disclosed illness sooner Former Clinton adviser unsure of security protections on server MORE (D-Vt.), requiring the Department of Defense to report to Congress on efforts to ensure aid to the Afghan National Security Forces is not used to buy fuel from Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.

Paul GosarPaul GosarLawmakers seek answers on Pentagon employees' casino, strip club charges House conservatives are winning Ryan faces new pressures from House conservatives MORE (R-Ariz.), stating that Congress supports Israel's lawful exercise of self-defense.

— Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), adding a sense of Congress supporting full sanctions against Iran.

Jeff FortenberryJeff FortenberryPence rallies GOP before final stretch Pence to House GOP: Trump needs your help Week ahead: GOP ready to pounce after ObamaCare's bad summer MORE (R-Neb.), directing the Department of Defense to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to the Middle East and North Africa.

— Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), creating a program to increase contract opportunities for small businesses.

Joe GarciaJoe GarciaThe Trail 2016: TrumpCare Democrat apologizes for remarks about Clinton and sex Trump campaign's taco truck gaffe underscores Latinos' political power MORE (D-Fla.), requiring the Department of Defense to report to Congress on the Military Housing Privatization Initiative.

— Steve Pearce (R-N.M.), extending the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant mission.

Ed WhitfieldEd WhitfieldOvernight Energy: Green group sues Exxon over climate science Lobby firm hires Republican who resigned after ethics investigation Kentucky Republican to resign from House MORE (R-Ky.), adding a sense of Congress that the president should establish an Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, to help determine eligibility for contract health claims.

Trent FranksTrent FranksFive things to watch for at IRS impeachment hearing RSC candidate snags key endorsements Some GOP lawmakers: Trump has a point on Putin MORE (R-Ariz.), adding a sense of Congress that a top security concern is Iran's and North Korea's development of nuclear weapons.

— Franks, adds consultation as a role for the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.