The Republican-led House passed a $10 billion budget bill just hours after Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock threatened to veto it for failing to fund critical services such as protecting children from abuse.
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.