Mitch McConnell has made a deal with Chuck Schumer to block a potential Trump veto of the National Defense Authorization Act.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced early Tuesday morning that the Senate will return to Washington on Dec. 29 to respond to a potential veto from President Trump of a mammoth defense bill.
McConnell, speaking from the Senate floor, said that he had struck a deal with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for the chamber to return for a rare post-Christmas session during which he said they will "process" a veto override…if it's passed by the House.
"My intention was and is to ensure the Senate continues fulfilling our obligation to the men and women of our armed forces. I hope the president will not veto this bill," McConnell said.
President Trump has threatened to veto the bill because it allows Big Tech to censor conservatives.
Section 230, which is a liability shielding gift from the U.S. to "Big Tech" (the only companies in America that have it - corporate welfare!), is a serious threat to our National Security & Election Integrity. Our Country can never be safe & secure if we allow it to stand.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 2, 2020