US Senate overrides Trump's veto of major national security bill

The US Senate voted on Friday to override US President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a major national security bill worth 740 billion dollars. The vote marked the first veto override of the Trump presidency and is widely viewed as a sharp rebuke of the president during his final days in office. The Senate needed a two-thirds majority to override the veto, which it obtained by a wide margin, with 81 senators voting in favour of the override and only 12 against. The NDAA, which sets the policy for the US Department of Defense, has passed every year since t…

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