Stars and Stripes stripes.com 01 Jan, 2021 21:30 am

Senate overrides Trump’s veto of $740.5 billion defense bill

Senate overrides Trump’s veto of $740.5 billion defense bill
In a 81-13 vote, the Senate overrode Trump’s veto of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, joining the House in delivering a bipartisan rebuke of the president in his final days in office.

Senate overrides Trump’s veto of $740.1, 2021, overrode Trump’s veto of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 81-13.In a 81-13 vote, the Senate overrode Trump’s veto of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, joining the House in delivering a bipartisan rebuke of the president in his final days in office.It is the first and likely only veto of the Trump presidency.

The House on Monday voted 322-87 to override Trump’s veto of the legislation.Yet, 26 Republican House members who originally supported the NDAA sided with Trump’s veto.

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