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US Congress delivers rare presidential snub, overriding Trump’s veto of crucial bill – NEWS.com.au

US Congress delivers rare presidential snub, overriding Trump’s veto of crucial bill

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The US Congress on Friday dealt Donald Trump a humiliating blow in his last days in office with the Senate voting overwhelmingly to override his veto of a sweeping defence bill the first time politicians have done so during his presidency.It means Mr Trump’s objections to troop withdrawals in Asia and Europe and proposals to rename some military sites that celebrate Confederate leaders can be ignored.
By a lopsided vote of 81-13, well more than the two-thirds of the 100-member chamber required,…

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