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Donald Trump vetoes defence bill, setting up possible override vote

Donald Trump vetoed the defence policy bill, following through on threats to veto a measure that has broad bipartisan support in Congress

President Donald Trump speaks about early results from the 2020 US presidential election in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Photo: Reuters

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President Donald Trump has vetoed the annual defence policy bill, following through on threats to veto a measure that has broad bipartisan support in Congress and potentially setting up the first override vote of his presidency.
The bill affirms 3 per cent pay raises for US troops and authorises more than USD 740 billion in military programmes and construction.

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First Published: Dec 24 2020 | 7:55 AM IST

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