Moments later, the Senate approved an amended version by voice vote, a move that should allow the House to vote to conference with the Senate on the bill Thursday.
The House has tried to vote to conference with the Senate on the NDAA all week, but now should be in a position to do so Thursday. The House-passed NDAA is H.R. 4310.
The Senate also agreed to name conferees to the bill, something the House might do as early as Thursday. The Senate conferees are:
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— Jeremy Herb and Ramsey Cox contributed