America: President Trump vetoed the Defense Expenditure Act


The White House announces that US President Donald Trump has vetoed the Defense Spending Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 worth $ 740 billion.

US President Donald Trump leaves the White House in Washington DC. (Photo: AFP / VNA)

On December 23, The White House notification US President Donald Trump vetoed the Defense Expenditure Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 worth $ 740 billion.

According to the VNA correspondent in the US, the bill with many revised terms was easily passed by the bicameral Congress earlier this month. However, the act faced strong opposition from President Donald Trump because it did not repeal section 230 of the act, protecting technology companies such as Google, Twitter and Facebook from liability for those What appears on their background.

In addition, President Trump also opposes the NDAA due to the inclusion of the renaming clause military base which is named after the Confederacy Commanders in this country.

After being vetoed by President Trump, the bill is sent back to the House of Representatives as well as the Senate for voting. If it receives two-thirds of the votes against President Trump’s veto decision from Congress, this bill will become law.

The NDAA Act became a 59-year straightforward law, considered to be passed, as it allows for special salaries and bonuses for members serving in the military, as well as military construction projects. the US military training program and.

According to some comments, the bill worth $ 740.5 billion is intended to help strengthen the posture of the US and its allies in the Indo-Pacific region and budget for the expansion of the tonnage submarine fleet. public.

In addition, the bill also establishes a new cybersecurity executive position to coordinate security related activities within government and to create a plan to help the ministry. naitional defense The United States reduces its dependence on China’s manufacturing industry, from microelectronics devices to medical masks./.

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