December 09, 2013


Gillibrand Sees Vote on Assault Bill Slip Away

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) "is headed back to the drawing board with her controversial proposal to take sexual assault cases outside the chain of command," The Hill reports.

"Gillibrand had been assured a vote on her plan during work on the Defense authorization bill. But a dispute over amendments is prompting Congress to ready an alternative procedure to pass the legislation -- one that isn't likely allow the Senate to consider any major changes to the bill."

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