U.S. House to vote on overriding Trump veto of resolution ending border emergency

Reuters | March 26, 2019

A test of U.S. Republican lawmakers’ loyalty to President Donald Trump will come on Tuesday when the House of Representatives votes on a long-shot effort to override his veto of a resolution ending the emergency he declared at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Democratic-led House had little expectation of gaining the Republican support needed to reach the roughly 290 votes, or two-thirds majority, required to override Trump’s veto. The 435-member House passed the resolution last month by 245-182, later joined by the Republican-led Senate.

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The cloud is ubiquitous. Whether we think about it consciously or not, almost all of us are using cloud services. That could be a music service such as Spotify, storage such as Dropbox, communications via Gmail, or a software-as-a-service application such as Salesforce. Cloud services touch all of our lives. But these examples only hint at the importance and impact of the cloud. Cloud technologies such as infrastructureas-a-service and platform-as-a-service are redefining how government information technology organizations develop and deliver solutions to employees and citizens. By leveraging the cloud, government can become more efficient in its use of technology, and can innovate more quickly and effectively to advance its mission.

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