Today the Senate and House of Representatives both voted to override President Obama's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). First, the Senate voted 97-1 in favor of the override. The House the followed with a vote of 348-77 to override. Both tallies were easily in excess of the 2/3 necessary to override a presidential veto. This is the first time that Congress has overriden an Obama veto.
Harry Reid (D-NV) was the only Senator to vote to sustain the veto. Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), the latter currently the Democrat nominee for Vice President, did not vote.
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