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Trump to Veto Defense Bill unless social media rule repealed

President Donald Trump on Tuesday night threatened to veto a defense bill if it does not include the repeal of a legal shield for internet companies, throwing down the latest gauntlet in a fight over a piece of must-pass legislation.

US Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran war powers

Washington - The US Senate on Thursday failed to override President Donald Trump's veto of a bipartisan measure that would have limited his power to attack Iran.

China slams Pompeo criticism of Syria aid veto

Bejing - China Monday hit back at the US for criticising its blocking of a UN Security Council resolution over civilian aid, accusing Washington of "politicising humanitarian issues.

Russia, China veto UN extending Syria cross-border aid

New York - Russia and China used their vetoes Friday to block a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended for a year cross-border humanitarian aid to four million Syrians.

Russia, China veto UN extending Syria cross-border aid

New York - Russia and China used their veto Friday to block a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended for a year cross-border humanitarian aid to four million Syrians.

Trump vetoes measures blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Washington - President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three congressional resolutions barring billions of dollars in weapons sales to countries including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which are engaged in a devastating war in Yemen.

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Washington - Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.Trump declared in the Oval Office that he was "proud" to sign the veto.

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Washington - Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.Trump declared in the Oval Office that he was "proud" to sign the veto.

US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem decision

New York - The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure.

Russia vetoes UN resolution on extending Syria gas attacks probe

New York - Russia vetoed Tuesday a US-drafted resolution that would have extended by a year an investigation of who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Russia vetoes UN resolution on extending Syria gas attacks probe

New York - Russia on Tuesday vetoed a US-drafted resolution that would have extended for a year the mandate of a panel investigating who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Aleppo truce

New York - Russia on Saturday vetoed a United Nations draft resolution demanding an end to the bombing of Syria's war-battered city of Aleppo.

Veto under fire as United Nations turns 70

New York - More than 100 countries on Friday challenged Security Council powers to restrict their use of the veto as the United Nations turned 70, with a joint pledge not to oppose resolutions on mass atrocities.

Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto

New York - Russia on Wednesday dismissed as "populist" a French proposal to limit the use of the veto at the UN Security Council and said it would oppose it.

French envoy Vedrine pushes new UN veto rules

New York - France dispatched ex-foreign minister Hubert Vedrine this week on a fact-finding mission to push for new rules limiting veto use by the UN's five powers.

President Obama vetoed controversial Keystone XL Pipeline project

Washington D.c. - On February 24, U.S. President Barack Obama vetoed the contentious Keystone XL Pipeline project. GOP lawmakers are unable to reverse his decision after a long battle with power struggles, interruptions, public protests, and legal challenges.

300,000 denied health insurance in NJ due to Chris Christie veto

Trenton - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a potential presidential candidate for 2016, on Friday vetoed a bill that would have provided health insurance to hundreds of thousands of the state's poor who are currently ineligible.

Palestinian state attempt at UN general assembly will get US veto

Washington - The US government on Thursday expressed in no uncertain terms it would veto a Palestinian attempt at seeking full UN membership when the General Assembly opens later this month, saying establishing a state can “only be achieved by negotiations.”

Bush Vetoes Farm Bill, But Wait There's More

The 10th Veto issued by President Bush is this year's Farm Bill. However his Veto has been since over ruled by a 2/3 majority vote in Congress, so why is it still not implemented?

Bush Would Veto New Iraq Bill

In another sign that Bush is truly not willing to work with Dems, unless they do exactly as he says, the White House has said the President would veto a bill that could restrict funding.

The ‘Commander Guy’ Wins This One: Congress Unable to Defeat Bush’s Veto

President Bush’s veto of Democrat led legislation to withdraw the troops from Iraq survived by 62 votes in the house this evening. Looks like the soldiers are staying.

Bush Vetoes troop funding bill

WASHINGTON - President Bush vetoed legislation to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq Tuesday night in a historic showdown with Congress over whether the unpopular and costly war should end or escalate.

How Do You Say "Veto" In Spanish?

As we finish off April and roll into May, I want to offer full accountability for my predictions of last week. Full accountability is something people who follow politics may not be familiar with, I realize. Below are the calls I made last Monday on thi

Stem Cell Bill Faces Another Veto

For the second straight year, it appears a Senate stem cell bill is likely to be vetoed by President Bush.

Nashville mayor vetoes English-only bill

NASHVILLE, TN - Mayor Bill Purcell vetoed a measure that would have made English the official language of Nashville.

Bush's Dusty Veto Pen May Soon Get Busy

Bush's record of just 1 veto in 6 years may soon change

U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution condemning Israel on Gaza

Well, the U.S. has done it again: they have decided to support Israel instead of basic human rights by once again, vetoing a U.N. resolution.
 

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In his weekly address on Saturday  President Obama urged Congress to find common ground before next ...
In his weekly address on Saturday, President Obama urged Congress to find common ground before next Friday in order to avoid a government shutdown.
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