Originally Posted by rufuspaul
How did that go down exactly? Was it a bone he threw to the right in order to get them on his side for something else? Were there enough votes in congress to override a veto?
IIRC, there were enough votes to override a veto. Also Clinton had just received a political black eye trying to get rid of dont ask dont tell, so that probably factored in to his decision. Basically Clinton was just protecting his own ass when he signed it, still funny though.