House fails to override Bush’s veto of anti-torture bill

George Bush vetoed a bill that would have prohibited the CIA from torturing and abusing prisoners and detainees.

This morning the House voted on whether to override Bush’s veto.  Unfortunately the vote failed to meet the two thirds majority needed to override the veto.

Click here to see how your representative voted on this issue.  “Yea” was to override Bush’s veto.

Elton Gallegly voted “Nay” in support of not overriding Bush’s veto of the anti torture HR 2082, which would have stopped water boarding and other forms of torture

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