DONALD Trump's Defense bill veto was overridden on Friday as the United States Senate joined the House of Representatives to make a deal in the president's final days.
President Trump's was given his first veto override on Friday afternoon after the House and Senate voted on a New Years Day session.
The Senate voted 81-13 to override the Defense bill that renames Confederate military bases and does not remove protections for big tech.
"Bill is now law without his signature. Vote was 81-13. Needed 2/3 vote to override," FOX News' Chad Pergram wrote to Twitter.
He added: "This is only the 112th successful veto override in US history. Last veto override came in Sept ‘16. Obama vetoed a bill allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Was overridden by Congress."
In a follow-up tweet, the 13 senators who voted to keep President Trump's defense bill veto were named.
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