The United States House of Representatives has voted 322 to 87 to override President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation setting the US military’s annual budget as 109 Republicans rebuffed their president for the first time in the four years of his presidency. Al Jazeera reports that after the vote in the House, Democratic senators said they plan to force a vote in the Senate on increasing stimulus cheques to $2,000 per person when the Senate meets to override Trump’s veto of the defence bill on Tuesday. If the Senate joins the House in overriding Trump’s veto by more than a two-thirds majority, the bill would become law without Trump’s signature.
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