The president made the announcement in Hanoi.
Army Gen. Joseph Votel evaluated efforts against ISIS on a short trip to Syria.
The provision in an annual defense bill was previously undisclosed.
McCain said he would offer an amendment to the annual bill to increase spending.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry called on the U.S. to stop reconnaissance on China.
“There must be more precision in the use of the language that he uses," Michael Flynn said.
Researchers said tens of thousands of men and women are ineligible for benefits.
"We need to study whether we need Selective Service at all," Rep. Mac Thornberry said.
The total cost of fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has passed $7.2 billion.
The measure also took aim at an anti-LGBT provision in the defense bill.
Two Chinese fighter jets flew approximately 50 feet from the U.S. aircraft.
The top Dem on the House Armed Services panel blamed language he considers anti-LGBT.
Supporters of registering women see it as their last chance to get legislation to Obama.
McCain began his pitch for more defense funding with a letter to colleagues Friday.
The House bill would elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a standalone warfighting entity.
The league found that the money was used to pay for activities meant to honor the military.
The transportation, housing and veterans spending bill passed 89-8.
House Republicans are urging President Obama to not follow through with a veto threat.
“Obviously, there are concerns of terrorism,” Michael McCaul said.
A majority of Republicans opposed the measure.
The Pentagon says the committee is making "unnecessary" requests.
The bill included a funding move under a veto threat from the White House.
Clapper is expected to give a decision to the White House at the end of the week.
Last week, Trump met with former Secretary of State James Baker.