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Obama Veto Threat

Jessica Schulberg

Barbara Boxer Offers New Iran Bill As Democrats Flee GOP Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the midst of an increasingly partisan battle over Iran sanctions on Capitol Hill, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) offered her own legis...

Obama Vows To Veto GOP-Backed Abortion, Pipeline Bills

AP | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is vowing to veto a Republican-backed bill that would ban abortions after the first 20 weeks of pregnancy, ...

McConnell Blasts Veto Threat, Asks Obama To Work With GOP

AP | By CONNIE CASS | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell kicked off his new role as majority leader Wednesday by holding out hope for compromise with Democrats on som...

Obama Issues Veto Threat For New Iran Sanctions

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Sunday that he would veto any legislation enacting new sanctions on Iran as an agreement is met on how to implement the de...

Obama Issues Veto Threat For House GOP's Partial Funding Bills

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama would veto any "piecemeal" legislation that would restore funding only to certa...

Boehner Calls Out 'Reckless' Obama Threat

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — White House veto threats against legislation that implements spending cuts in the austere GOP budget plan are "reckless" and would ...

Michael McAuliff

White House Threatens To Veto Defense Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House Thursday handed out its first veto threat since President Barack Obama won reelection when advisers warned that they wou...

Republicans To Ignore Obama Veto Threat

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Scoffing at a White House veto threat, the House voted Thursday to repeal a tax on medical device makers that Republicans cast as a...

Michael McAuliff

White House Threatens Veto Of Tax Cut For The 'Fortunate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the second major shot in Washington's ideological battle over taxes this week, the White House on Tuesday slammed a small-business ta...

Michael McAuliff

White House Abandons Veto Threat Of Indefinite Detention Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday abandoned its threat to veto a defense bill that sets in stone the commander in chief's authority to indefi...

Michael McAuliff

White House Promises Veto Of GOP Payroll Tax Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued an unequivocal threat to veto the House Republican bill to extend the payroll tax cut Tuesday, condemning it as a...

Michael McAuliff

House Defies Obama Veto Threat On Payroll Tax Cut, Adds 'Poison' Pipeline Provision (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner heard President Obama's threat to veto a payroll tax cut if Republicans add a controversial pipeline project,...

Sam Stein

Barney Frank: Majority Of Democrats Will Support Amending Defense Cut Trigger

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retiring Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) spilled a few beans on Sunday morning when he said a majority of Democrats would sign off on...

White House Accuses Senate Of 'Political Micromanagement'

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday accused the Democratic-controlled Senate of "political micromanagement" at the expense of national securi...

Sam Stein

Jay Carney On Triggered Cuts To Defense Spending: 'There Is No Wiggle Room'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney categorically dismissed on Monday the idea that the president would change the construction of th...

Sam Stein

GOP Senator: Obama Veto Threat Has Escape Clause

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

One of the Republican members of the congressional super committee attempted on Sunday to create some wiggle room with regard to President Obama's opp...

Sam Stein

Policy Riders Return: Health Care, Abortion, Prison And Porn-Related Measures Threaten Funding Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Efforts to fund the government for an extended period of time could dissolve over whether the government should purchase cable for...

Jordan Howard

House GOP To Push Anti-Environment Provisions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are looking to appropriations bills they plan to debate when they return from recess in September as an opportunity to...

Obama Threatens To Veto GOP Bill Aimed At Weakening Controversial New Agency

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday threatened to veto a House Republican bill that would curb the powers of the new Consumer Financial Pr...

Obama Issues Veto Threat As Government Shutdown Looms

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama promised on Thursday to veto a House Republican bill that would keep the government open for one extra week and cut $12 ...

Sam Stein

Obama Veto Threat Of GOP Spending Bill Ratchets Up Talk Of Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Zach Carter And Elise Foley WASHINGTON -- Just hours after President Barack Obama insisted, in a rare news conference, that "there ...

Sam Stein

Tax Cuts Update: Despite Schumer's Threat, There's Little Appetite To Let Them Expire

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This past weekend, as the White House and congressional lawmakers negotiated away a temporary extension of the Bush tax cuts for the wea...

Obama Threatens To Veto War Funding Bill Over Proposed Education Reform Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite pessimism that the war in Afghanistan is turning out to be a quagmire, Democrats controlling the House muscled through a pl...

Obama's State of the Union Inspiration: Ronald Reagan

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

In past speeches, Obama has sought to channel famous Americans ranging from Martin Luther King to Abraham Lincoln. Tonight, he tried for Ronald Reagan.

Sam Stein

White House Threatens Veto Of Bill To Alter National Security Briefings

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has threatened to veto a Democratic-backed bill that would likely expand the number of lawmakers who can be briefed by the White House...