Strike Trump, US House votes to lift veto on Main Defense Act

The Democratic-controlled House voted overwhelmingly on Monday to lift President Donald Trump’s veto over a defense policy law, paving the way for the first reversal of his presidency’s veto. Members of the House voted 322-87 votes to overturn the veto, well over the two-thirds required for it to be overturned. The Senate, which is expected to vote on the waiver this week, must also approve it with a two-thirds majority. Trump rejected the defense bill last week, saying he failed to contain the social media companies he said were biased against him when his re-election campaign failed. Trump is also opposed to a language that can be used to rename military bases that honor Confederate leaders. The Defense Act, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), calls for a 3% salary increase for the United States. Troops and approved more than $ 740 billion for military and construction programs.


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