U.S. House Fails to Override Obama’s Veto of Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood


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WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has failed to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would have defunded the abortion giant Planned Parenthood for one year.

Although the House obtained a majority on Tuesday, it fell short of the necessary two-thirds vote to override the veto. The final tally was 241-186.

Rep. Robert Pittinger, R-N.C., told reporters that while many in Congress knew the bill would likely fail, it sent more of a statement than anything to show where the president stands on the side of the unborn contrasted with the stance of Congress.

Written by Heather Clark
Christian News

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