Has a President veto ever been overridden?
Congress would not override another presidential veto for more than a decade when, during the administration of Franklin Pierce, it overrode five of his nine vetoes. To date, U.S. Presidents have vetoed more than 2,500 bills—with Congress overriding the President less than five percent of the time.
When was the last presidential veto override?
Veto overridden by the Senate on Jan 1, 2021 by vote No. 292 (81-13).
How many presidential vetoes have been overridden?
The President’s veto power is significant because Congress rarely overrides vetoes—out of 1,484 regular vetoes since 1789, only 7.1%, or 106, have been overridden.