The Republican-controlled Senate voted to override President Trump’s veto of the $740 billion defense bill on Friday.
President Trump last Wednesday vetoed the $740 billion defense bill because the legislation renamed bases named after Confederates and would not allow for removal of our military from other countries.
Trump also wanted to add a provision terminating Section 230 protections for tech giants.
The House of Representatives Monday evening overwhelmingly voted to override President Trump’s veto of the defense bill.
The vote was 322-87.
In a rare New Year’s Day session, the Senate voted to override Trump’s veto.
The vote was 81-13.
This is the 112th veto override in US history.
Here’s the list of Senators who voted to sustain Trump’s veto of the defense bill:
Senators who voted to sustain Trump’s veto of defense bill:
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) January 1, 2021