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House votes to override Trump's veto of defense bill

The House voted 322-87 on Monday evening to override President Trump's veto of the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act, sending the measure to the Senate.

If the Senate votes the same way, Congress will deliver Trump the first veto override of his presidency.

The defense bill, originally passed by Congress last week, authorizes pay raises for service members. Trump first said he objected to the bill because it calls for dropping the names of Confederate figures from military installations, later adding that he wanted it to include a repeal of liability protections for tech companies that he claims are anti-conservative.