03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

DADT Likely To Be Part Of Defense Bill: Barney Frank

Repealing "don't ask, don't tell" will likely be included as part of next year's Department of Defense authorization bill in both chambers of Congress, Congressman Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat, said Wednesday.

"Military issues are always done as part of the overall authorization bill," Frank said, insisting that this has been the strategy for overturning the policy all along. "Don't ask, don't tell' was always going to be part of the military authorization."

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