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House overrides President Trump’s defense bill veto

The House of Representatives voted for an override of President Trump’s veto of a $740-billion defense bill Monday night.

The House on Monday secured enough votes to reject President Trump’s veto of a $740-billion defense funding bill, marking the first successful override vote of Trump’s presidency. The bill provides funding for military programs and construction projects, and authorizes a three percent pay raise for troops.

Trump rejected the bill’s passing because of its failure to repeal Section 230, a federal law that provides a legal shield for internet companies. The bill will now move to the Republican-controlled Senate, where the stimulus bill currently sits awaiting approval.

Clark Kent

Clark Kent came to the city of Metropolis to study journalism at Metropolis University. After graduation, Clark took a job at the Daily Planet as a reporter. Under the direction of editor-in-chief Perry White, he quickly gained a reputation as a journalist who was unafraid to cover the injustices of the city, including its political corruption .

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