Congress is off to a strong start passing annual appropriations bills for fiscal 2013. But the White House has taken issue with several of the bills’ provisions, threatening a veto should many of the bills come to the President’s desk.
The House Appropriations Committee has approved all but one of the 12 spending bills, and the full House voted through seven.
In statements of administration policy, the Office of Management and Budget laid out the administration’s objections to the majority of the spending bills passed by the House.
In fact, the only House appropriations bills — passed either by the full House or the committee — the administration hasn’t threatened to veto are the bills for the Legislative branch and for State and Foreign Operations.