A veto threat from President Obama wasn’t enough to stop the U.S. House of Representatives from voting overwhelmingly to put a halt to the presidents Syrian refugee program until more screening was secured
Earlier this week, the United States, Iran and five other world powers came to an agreement about Iran's nuclear program. One of the biggest critics of the agreement is Israel, particularly Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel's Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, discussed the issues that most concern Israel in an interview.
The U.S. Senate could not muster enough votes to override President Obama’s Veto on the Keystone XL pipeline today. Senator Steve Daines tried to rally votes, accusing the president of political games.
The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. That sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.
Today Montana Senator Steve Daines condemned "the partisanship and political games," including President Barack Obama’s recent veto threat, that "have delayed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline for more than six years."