October 20, 2018

Kasich Signs 20-Week Abortion Ban But Vetoes ‘Heartbeat’ Bill

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill on Tuesday banning abortions after 20 weeks, but vetoed a separate measure banning the procedure after the detection of a heartbeat, which occurs around 6 weeks. Even though lawmakers in the state knew the heartbeat bill would likely face legal challenges, they felt encouraged to pass it after Trump’s’ […]

Obama Vetoes Paul Ryan Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood and Repealing Obamacare

President Obama announced today that he vetoed legislation sent to his desk from the Republican led Congress that would repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. House speaker Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)56% explained that it was an important step for Republicans to show voters that they could come together on a bill offering an alternative to […]

OBAMA Vetoes Annual Defense Authorization Bill, Citing ‘Gimmicks’

President Barrack Obama issued his fifth veto Thursday, sending the annual defense authorization bill back to Congress due to his concerns with spending tactics and his wish to close down the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “As president and commander in chief, my first and most important responsibility is keeping the American people safe,” said […]

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