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Fight looms over detainee provisions | The Hill’s DEFCON Hill

The House will re-ignite a debate this week that last year sparked public outrage and a White House veto threat: Can terror suspects on U.S. soil be detained indefinitely?

Democrats and libertarian-leaning Republicans are planning to push an amendment to the Defense Authorization bill on the House floor next week that would strip out provisions allowing the military to hold terror suspects captured in the U.S.

For more on this story, visit: Fight looms over detainee provisions – The Hill’s DEFCON Hill.

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