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Trump lashes out at GOP after override vote on defense bill


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Sanders Threatens to Stall Defense Veto Override Until Senate Votes on $2,000 COVID Checks


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Congress is returning to override Trump’s veto of a popular defense spending bill


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House prepares to override Trump’s National Defense Authorization Act veto


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Senators prepare to override Trump’s potential stimulus veto as Democrats push additional payments


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Giuliani tells Pennsylvania legislators they can override popular vote to appoint pro-Trump electors


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Protests planned after Republicans hold surprise vote to override Gov. Cooper's budget veto

Protests planned after Republicans hold surprise vote to override Gov. Cooper's budget vetoProtesters plan to rally outside the North Carolina General Assembly on Thursday morning after Republicans legally, but surprisingly, pushed through a budget veto override.



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Trump's Border Emergency Survives as Veto Override Falls Short

Trump's Border Emergency Survives as Veto Override Falls ShortThe 248-181 vote Tuesday was short of the two-thirds majority needed to overturn Trump’s first veto, as most Republicans voted against the resolution despite the public unpopularity of the emergency declaration. The vote kills Democrats’ legislative effort to rein in Trump’s plan to fund a wall on the border with Mexico, and it demonstrates the president’s enduring influence over GOP lawmakers. “Today, congressional Democrats attempted to block the president’s National Emergency Declaration – they failed,” the White House said in a statement on Tuesday evening.



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U.S. House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergency

U.S. House fails to override Trump veto, upholding border wall emergencyDemocrats who control the House did not attract enough Republican support, falling some three dozen votes short of the two-thirds majority vote needed to overturn Trump’s veto. Just 14 Republicans joined 234 Democrats in voting to override, one more Republican than had bucked Trump in a previous House vote on the border wall emergency. With the 248-181 tally, Trump is now likely to continue scouring federal accounts for money he wants redirected to building a border wall, which he says is needed to curb illegal immigration and drug trafficking.



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Trump news – live: House fails to override president's veto, as impeachment vote numbers are under 'consideration'

Trump news - live: House fails to override president's veto, as impeachment vote numbers are under 'consideration'Donald Trump will use the favourable outcome of the Mueller report to go after his enemies in Washington with a “political bludgeon”, an aide has warned. The FBI special counsel’s 22-month investigation found no evidence of his having colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, according to attorney-general William Barr, who reviewed the filing over the weekend after being appointed by the president in February. “In terms of political payback, the people that I’ve talked to in the White House over the last 24 hours talk about what this means for 2020 and where we go from here.



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