According to the President himself, he stands against liability protections for social media companies that are unrelated to national security, and he also does not want to rename military bases that are named for generals who fought for the pro-slavery Confederacy during the Civil War (1861-1865).
It is reported that Trump's decision could lead to a shutdown of the U.S. government as the bill envisages a $2.3 trillion package that actually funds the federal government.
As of now, Trump is on his way to Florida, while members of the U.S. are shocked and amused by his decision.
“I look forward to overriding the president’s fruitless and ridiculous attempt to undermine our national security,” Democratic Senator Mark Warner said.
As we reported earlier, this bill also provided for military aid to Ukraine.
In 2020, Ukraine received 250 million dollars from the U.S. under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI).