U.S. Senate overrides President Trump’s defense bill veto

President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday overrode his veto for the first time in his nearly four years in office, pushing through a defense policy bill against his strong objections weeks before he leaves office. Meeting in a rare New Year’s Day session, the Senate voted 81-13 to secure the… Read More U.S. Senate overrides President Trump’s defense bill veto

U.S. House of Representatives approves $2000 coronavirus aid package, overrides President Trump’s veto of defense bill

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted 275-134 to meet President Donald Trump’s demand for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks on Monday, sending the measure on to an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate. But even as Democrats helped secure approval for what the Republican president sought on stimulus payments, they spearheaded a House vote just… Read More U.S. House of Representatives approves $2000 coronavirus aid package, overrides President Trump’s veto of defense bill

U.S. President Donald Trump vetoes $740billion defense bill

U.S. President Donald Trump vetoed a $740 billion bill setting policy for the Department of Defense on Wednesday, despite its strong support in Congress, raising the possibility that the measure will fail to become law for the first time in 60 years. Trump said he vetoed the annual National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, because… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump vetoes $740billion defense bill

U.S. House of Representatives passes $740billion defense bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a $740 billion defense policy bill that President Donald Trump has pledged to veto, heading toward a confrontation with the Republican president weeks before he is to leave office. The vote was 335 to 78 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, a… Read More U.S. House of Representatives passes $740billion defense bill