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House approves defense spending bill with veto-proof majority – Source CNET Tech


The House voted to approve an annual spending bill President Trump has threatened to veto.

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The House passed the annual defense spending bill on Tuesday by a bipartisan majority large enough to override a veto President Donald Trump threatened if the bill didn’t strike down an unrelated federal law shielding social media companies from liability.

The National Defense Authorization Act was approved by a vote of 335-78, much more than the two-thirds needed to overturn a veto by Trump. The $740.5 billion annual authorization bill helps determine troop levels and new…

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