Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush tweeted Wednesday that he was "disturbed" President Barack Obama would be "having a photo op" while vetoing a bipartisan defense measure in the Oval Office Thursday.
"Disturbed that @POTUS is having a photo op where he's using funding for our troops as bargaining chips," Bush tweeted.
Disturbed that @POTUS is having a photo op where he's using funding for our troops as bargaining chips. https://t.co/bExdELURc5— Jeb Bush (@Jeb Bush) 1445471050.0
The photo op was announced by the White House in the president's daily schedule and is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. ET.
Congressional Republicans have warned Obama not to veto the bill which the president has objected to over budget disputes, particularly $38 million added to a war funding account not subject to the 2011 Budget Control Act.
Obama also disapproves of provisions in the bill that would complicate his pledge to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
It's the first time Obama has rejected the measure. Presidents have signed the bipartisan bill into law annually for more than 50 years.
The move will force Congress to revise the bill or try to settle a larger budget dispute that led Obama to veto it.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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