Obama threatens to veto bill defunding healthcare, Wall St. reforms

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On top of these issues, the White House opposes the bill for cutting the White House budget office’s own funding by 10 percent.

It also objects to riders that restrict needle exchange and abortion programs in the District of Columbia.

The administration says the bill violates the Constitution by forbidding presidential signing statements, blocking the appointment of policy czars not subject to Senate confirmation and forcing the disclosure of information subject to executive privilege.

The White House has threatened to veto all the House spending bills so far this year. The bills conform to a top-line spending cap that is $19 billion lower than the August debt-ceiling deal, which the Senate is using to craft its bills.

The difference in funding levels guarantees a contentions battle in the fall that could lead to a government shutdown.