White House issues veto threat for Senate military construction bill

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 01, 2015 10:11 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House issued a veto threat on Thursday for a Senate appropriations bill for military construction, Veterans Affairs and related agencies, saying the bill would lock in cuts and prevent it from closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Susan Heavey)