Trump news: Major blow for president as Senate Republicans override his NDAA veto

Joe Sommerlad and Josh Marcus
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<p>Donald Trump boards Air Force One in Florida on Thursday</p> (AP)

Donald Trump boards Air Force One in Florida on Thursday

(AP)

Senate Republicans dealt a major blow to the leader of their party when they overpowered president Trump’s veto and passed a yearly defense funding bill he wanted to renegotiate, the latest in a growing wedge between the White House and the congressional GOP.

Speaking of the Pentagon, it will start giving defense briefings to the Biden team after a more than week-long pause the vice-president elect called “nothing short, in my view, of irresponsibility.”

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