POTUS has veto, will use
February 15th, 2011
10:08 PM ET

POTUS has veto, will use

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama issued a veto threat Tuesday, following the introduction of a controversial spending bill last week. The bill is a continuing resolution that would fund federal government for the rest of the fiscal year and includes $100 billion dollars in spending cuts promised by House Republicans.

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  1. AMERICA 1st

    POTUS is potus a name for kind of stomach disease? the current potus is enough to make me want to vomit

    February 17, 2011 at 2:16 am |
  2. AMERICA 1st

    The current POTUS disease will have a cure in 2012

    February 17, 2011 at 2:18 am |
  3. KishinD

    SPENDING bill? Horse****. Republicans snuck in the Patriot Act Plus, that gives worldwide military jurisdiction (most notably on U.S. Soil) for indefinite detention of US Citizens without trial or warrant. THAT'S what he's threatening to veto, and if he doesn't, Federal Gov't will have rendered the Bill of Rights (and by association, the Constitution) null and void. This violates the precedent of posse comitatus. 332 representatives and 62 senators have betrayed their oath to the Constitution, and CNN calls it a SPENDING bill.

    November 30, 2011 at 6:44 pm |
  4. KishinD

    I retract my statement. This is a much older article than I realized.

    November 30, 2011 at 6:46 pm |