The veto by the defeated and soon to be ex-president was just another example of too much, too far, even for his supporters in the Senate and House. They delivered what is the latest in a string of overwhelming defeats of a lame-duck president.
The angry soon to be ex-president in denial over his election loss tells Republicans to “get getter leaders.” The Senate is expected to follow the House and also override Trump’s veto of the defense policy bill.
Republicans have joined Democrats in delivering the first override of one of Trump’s vetos. It was the first and probably the last before he becomes a has-been on Jan. 20.
While the increase of direct payments to $2,000 per person could pass the House, it is certain to die in the Senate. An angry Congress, however, is also certain to override Trump’s veto on the defense policy bill, another rebuke for the lame-duck president.
In Trump’s final days as president, he has aligned himself more with House liberal Democrats than with members of his party.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the annual defense policy bill, following through on threats to veto a measure that has broad bipartisan support in
Trump promises a veto if House version passes and Senate leader McConnel says he won’t let it pass the GOP-controlled Senate.
President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by