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veto

A legislative nyet
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28) Part III analyzes the Constitution's text with respect to the enactment of bills, the ratification of treaties, and the override of presidential vetoes.
In modern times, there have been 173 presidential vetoes (Ronald Reagan used the most, 78), of which only 16 were overridden by the required two-thirds vote in each house of Congress.
Until recently there has been little scholarly consideration of why presidential vetoes occur, perhaps because the answer seemed obvious.

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