9/11 Bill's Veto at Last Minute by Obama May Be Overridden
Friday, 23 September 2016 () A 9/11 bill veto by President Barack Obama before a midnight Friday deadline faces an override vote that would give U.S. families an opportunity to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged connections to the terrorist attacks.
On Wednesday the Senate voted almost unanimously to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow victims and families of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attack. The 97-1 vote easily surpassed the 67 votes required to override a presidential veto. It...
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