WASHINGTON ? In a stinging blow to President Barack Obama, the Senate voted Wednesday to override his veto of a bill to let 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attacks.
It’s the first time a chamber of Congress has had the votes to overrule Obama on a veto. It’s also the result of some unusual alliances: Sen. Chuck Schumer (N.Y.), who is on track to become the next Democratic leader, led the effort against the president alongside Sen.
``The Senate appears set to defy a last-ditch lobbying effort by the White House and Saudi Arabia by voting Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the kingdom to be sued for involvement in the...
A bipartisan group rebuffed Mr. Obama, in the first override of a veto by him, over a bill that will let Americans sue Saudi Arabia over the attacks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate has enough votes to override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill allowing families to sue Saudi Arabia, vote is continuing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate votes to override Obama veto of bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia for alleged backing of attackers.