Home Latest Congress humiliates Trump, overrides National Defense Authorization Act's veto

Congress humiliates Trump, overrides National Defense Authorization Act’s veto Updated for 2021

82,140FansLike
2,966FollowersFollow
2,690SubscribersSubscribe
82,140FansLike
3,122FollowersFollow
2,690SubscribersSubscribe

Updated: February 24, 2021

Congress has voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of National Defense Authorization Act.

The senate voted 81 to 13 on Friday, just days after the House of Representatives voted 322 to 87 to override Trump’s veto of the $740 billion military spending bill.

[read_more id="2" more="Read full article" less="Read less"]

The veto’s dismissal was a stinging rebuke to President Trump, just 19 days before his term ends on January 20, 2021.

Trump vetoed the NDAA early this month because of a provision on renaming bases honoring Confederate officials, and because it did not include a repeal of a social media liability shield.

It was the first veto override of the Trump administration, coming just 19 days before Trump is replaced by Joseph R. Biden Jr.

Confederate officers fought against the United States to maintain slavery in the South, one of the most atrocious crimes in the United States.

President Trump, who has been accused of being a racist, decided to stand for those who fought against the United States, and to keep black slaves in bondage.

Trump also vetoed the bill because it did not repeal section 230 which shields social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter.

President Trump has accused social media companies of being against him, and against Republicans, accusations that have been dismissed.

[/read_more]

Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Now

TRENDING

Human Rights Watch concludes Abiy Ahmed’s soldiers bombed civilians to death, schools, hospitals and markets in Tigray region

Ethiopian federal forces carried out apparently indiscriminate shelling of urban areas in the Tigray region in November 2020 in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. Artillery attacks at the start of the armed conflict struck homes, hospitals, schools, and markets in the city of Mekelle, and the towns of Humera and Shire, killing at least 83 civilians, including children, and wounding...

Stay connected

[/read_more]

[read_more id="2" more="Read full article" less="Read less"]

error: Alert: Content is protected !!
Reddit
Tweet
Share
Share
Pocket
Share
More