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U.S. Congress inches closer to Trump veto override as Republican tensions grow By Reuters

U.S. Congress inches closer to Trump veto override as Republican tensions grow By Reuters
U.S. Congress inches closer to Trump veto override as Republican tensions grow

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaves the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington p By Susan Cornwell and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.Biden and Harris to campaign in Georgia in early January p WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.congressman-elect Letlow dies of COVID-19 p WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.Senate was due on Wednesday to hold a procedural vote that could pave the way for Congress to override President Donald Trump's veto of a key defense bill, as tension between the outgoing Republican president and party leaders grows.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, blocked a quick vote on the checks, and urged lawmakers to override Trump's veto.The cracks in Trump's relationship with Republican party leaders come as the Senate wraps up its last working days of the year, and three weeks before Trump hands power to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden.

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