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A president will very rarely use his power of veto. There is an average of 11 vetoes per year, but that covers the entire presidential history. Barack Obama has only vetoed two bills during his term as president.

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So far there have been 2564 vetoes in 222 years for an average of 11.5 per year.

Early presidents such as Jefferson did no veto anything. Franklin Roosevelt issued 636 vetoes in his 12 years; Cleveland 414 in 8 years and Obama 2 in two years, but expect more now that he has an opposing House.

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President jackson vetoed all of the bills.

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