GOP-led House OKs $570 billion defense bill with limits on Obama's authority on Guantanamo

  • by: DONNA CASSATA , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 10, 2014 - 3:40 PM

WASHINGTON — In an election-year challenge to President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $570 billion defense bill that halts any Guantanamo transfers for a year amid the furor over the American-for-Taliban swap and pulls back on government spying.

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