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Vetoes by President Barack H. Obama 

President Barack H. Obama has vetoed two bills. There have been 2,564 1presidential vetoes since 1789.

 

111th Congress, 2nd Session (2010)
Bill No.SubjectVeto DatePresidential MessageStatus
H.R.3808Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010 2Oct 08H.Doc. 111-52The House sustained the veto on Nov 17, 2010 by vote No. 573 (185-235).

111th Congress, 1st Session (2009)
Bill No.SubjectVeto DatePresidential MessageStatus
H.J.Res.64Continuing Appropriations, FY 2010 3Dec 30H.Doc. 111-84The House sustained the veto on Jan 13, 2010 by vote No. 2 (143-245).

 
1. The 2,564 total does not correspond to the numbered presidential vetoes. The total does not include veto number 182 (H.R.4476, 44th Congress), a pocket veto of President Grant omitted because, "...It was not placed before the President for signature." (H.Doc. 493, 70th Congress, p.24)
 
2. The President characterized his treatment of H.R.3808 as a pocket veto, notwithstanding his return of the parchment to the House.
 
3. The President characterized his treatment of H.J.Res.64 as a pocket veto, notwithstanding his return of the parchment to the House.
 

The Vetoespage of the Virtual Reference Deskprovides additional information about the veto process.