Amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act Vote Recap

On Friday, the House of Representatives voted on a series of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R.4310). Heritage Action key voted three out of many good amendments; one that would require the President to send all al Qaeda terrorists captured in the United States immediately to federal court for prosecution; one that would ban any reductions to the strategic nuclear triad unless Russia proves that it is complying with the New START Treaty; and one that would bar funds for the implementation of the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST). The amendments are listed below, along with a breakdown of how Republicans and Democrats voted on each amendment.

Smith-Amash Amendment: Rejected by a vote of 182-238
Heritage Action: NO

Republicans Voting Yes: 19
Republicans Voting No: 219
Democrats Voting Yes: 163
Democrats Voting No: 19

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Duncan Amendment: Passed by a vote of 229-193
Heritage Action: YES

Republicans Voting Yes: 228
Republicans Voting No: 11
Democrats Voting Yes: 1 (Rep. Gene Green (TX))
Democrats Voting No: 182

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Rehberg Amendment: Passed by a vote of 238-162
Heritage Action: YES

Republicans Voting Yes: 225
Republicans Voting No: 3
Democrats Voting Yes: 13
Democrats Voting No: 159

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