By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Home has rebuked President Barack Obama by disregarding his veto risk and approving a Republican monthly bill erecting clean obstacles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees attempting to enter the United States.
Thursday’s passage came on a 289-137 vote — exceeding the two-thirds majority that would be necessary to override a veto.
The roll contact came following White Property officials frequented the Capitol and lobbied Democrats to oppose the laws. Dozens of them ended up joining Republicans, anyway, and supporting the evaluate.
The curbs would in impact suspend the entry of Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the U.S. for months or many years.
Republicans said tighter constraints are needed subsequent final week’s Paris terrorist attacks. Obama and most Democrats mentioned the program was presently risk-free and the U.S. shouldn’t abandon its tradition of accepting refugees.
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