If he were a Republican president and did that, he would be excoriated by media. Obama, not so much.

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R., Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, assailed President Obama on Wednesday for his continued threats to veto the annual defense policy bill that helps provide equipment, vehicles, and benefits to troops.

Thornberry said in a statement that it was “unbelievable” that Obama would reject the $611.9 billion legislation, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)