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But while acknowledging that overriding the President's veto could only serve symbolic purposes, EDEK will insist on voting the amendment.
Kurds make up one of three main groups, and their boycott of the vote means the bill could be sent back to parliament through a president's veto.
LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Senate joined the House in voting to override the President's veto of H.
The President's veto of the Farm Bill is an opportunity for Congress to reexamine the 54 cent per gallon secondary import tariff on ethanol.
15, the House's attempt to override the President's veto fell two votes shy of the two-thirds majority needed.
The president's veto received immediate criticism from legislators and governors from the former governing Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) and the center-left Partido de la Revolucion Democratica (PRD).
In our lectures, we frequently illustrate the concept of checks and balances by describing the president's veto power, noting that it is perhaps the most important legislative power that the president derives from the Constitution.
Congress can override the president's veto by a two-thirds majority
WASHINGTON -- Today the House of Representatives failed to override the President's veto of the Intelligence Authorization Bill.
In a broader perspective, the overcoming of the President's veto can be seen as confidence in the cabinet and this is exceptionally important," said Mikov for Nova TV.
The vote, which was 265-142, came just one week after the House had failed to override the President's veto and was part of a strategy by House Democrats to place additional pressure on House Republicans to support SCHIP reauthorization.

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