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GOP-led Senate delivers first successful veto override of Trump’s presidency in fight over defence bill during his final weeks in office

The Senate on Friday voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto on the National Defence Authorization Act, a $US741 billion defence bill. This represented the first successful veto override of Trump’s presidency, though he’s issued nine vetoes in his tenure. The president took issue with the defence bill largely because […]
GOP-led Senate delivers first successful veto override of Trump’s presidency in fight over defence bill during his final weeks in office
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North Carolina Republicans waited until colleagues were absent during a 9/11 memorial service to pass a controversial budget without their votes

North Carolina Republicans set off pandemonium in the state’s House of Representatives on Wednesday by passing a controversial budget while some Democrats were absent during a 9/11 memorial ceremony. The Republicans overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the state budget with a 55-9 vote. It remains unclear where Democrats […]
North Carolina Republicans waited until colleagues were absent during a 9/11 memorial service to pass a controversial budget without their votes
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Trump issues his first presidential veto, striking down Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration for a border wall

President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed a resolution that would have terminated his national-emergency declaration to build additional mileage of physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. The veto is the first of Trump’s presidency and comes after he was rebuked by Congress. Trump is also likely to veto another resolution […]
Trump issues his first presidential veto, striking down Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration for a border wall