Trump vetoes huge US defense spending bill but Congress set to override

  • President blocks $740bn bill in part over renaming US bases
  • Advisers expect Congress to pass bill anyway

Donald Trump vetoed a $740bn bill setting policy for the Department of Defense on Wednesday, despite its strong support in Congress, raising the possibility that the measure will fail to become law for the first time in 60 years.

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Source: theguardian