Farm Bill Passes House with Veto-Proof Majority

The farm bill passed the House Wednesday by a vote of 318-106, more than enough to override a Presidential veto if the Bush Administration follows through on its threats.

Many House Republicans broke ranks with both Bush and John McCainJohn McCainCruz: Precedent exists for keeping Supreme Court short-staffed Trump promises ‘new deal for Black America’ Endangered GOP senator: I don't know for whom I'll vote MORE to vote in favor of the farm bill, The Hill's Ian Swanson reports.

A few lawmakers have shared their reactions to the farm bill's passage on The Hill's Congress Blog.