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Democratic House leaders now support the change, which has been a priority for congressional Republicans for months.
Expect a push for more defense spending, more focus on China, and more debate over military social policies.
Lawmakers will start floor work on the bill next week but aren't expected to make significant progress until after the election.
Amid pressure from lawmakers, the White House is weighing a September rollout for its long-delayed National Security Strategy, now being rewritten to emphasize Russia alongside China following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
By Joe Gould