Congress overrides Trump's veto of defense authorization bill
The veto override was the first of Trump's presidency
The Senate on Friday voted to override President Trump’s veto of the $741 billion defense authorization bill, giving Trump the first veto overide of his presidency.
The GOP-controlled Senate voted 81-13 on a rare New Year's Day session.
The Democrat-controlled House voted earlier this week to override the Trump veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorized spending levels and sets forth Pentagon policy.