Amid Confusion, Congress Overrides Farm Bill Veto

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overrode President Bush’s veto of the 2007 Farm Bill by 316-108 votes, and the Senate followed yesterday, voting 82-13.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overrode President Bush’s veto of the 2007 Farm Bill by 316-108 votes, and the Senate followed yesterday, voting 82-13. However, the version of the bill that Congress sent Bush for review—the bill he ultimately vetoed—was missing an entire title on trade policy. The clerical error surfaced Wednesday evening, creating confusion about the constitutionality of enacting the legislation without giving Bush the opportunity to review the bi

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