Override Of Trump’s Defense Bill Veto Gives Biden New Climate Tools

January 4, 2021
The Republican-controlled Senate’s decision to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the annual defense policy bill hands the incoming Biden administration new tools for measuring and limiting greenhouse gas emissions as part of its ambitious approach to combating climate change. The Senate in an 81-13 vote on Jan. 1 enacted the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), following a similar overwhelmingly bipartisan veto override vote by the House on Dec. 28. The override -- the first of a...

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