Levin, who spoke with President Obama last week about the bill, said he had not received assurances the president would sign the bill with the changes. But he said Monday that he could “not imagine” a veto was coming.
The White House isn’t saying whether it will follow through on a threat to veto the defense authorization bill because of a provision regarding the detention of terror suspects.
White House officials declined to comment Tuesday on the conference committee report, which was released Monday evening, saying they were still reviewing the bill. The conference committee made concessions on the detainees issue in the final bill, in hope of neutralizing the veto threat.