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US NewsTrump vetoes decision to end national emergency over wall

23:00  15 march  2019
23:00  15 march  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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Trump vetoes decision to end national emergency over wall © Getty Donald Trump issued his veto in response to the congress decision to stop his national emergency Donald Trump has overturned congress' decision to stop him building his border wall with Mexico, in the first veto of his presidency.

The president declared a national emergency last month, in a move to secure funding for a border wall with Mexico, after a lengthy government shutdown over the issue.

12 Republicans voted with the Democrats on Thursday evening to back a resolution that disapproved of Trump's emergency declaration.

Trump vetoes decision to end national emergency over wall © Thomson Reuters U.S. Attorney General William Barr stands with sheriffs and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and he speaks listen to U.S. President Donald Trump during an event at which the president signed a veto of the congressional measure to end his emergency declaration to get funds to build a border wall in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Speaking at the signing of the veto, Trump said that Congress' decision to overturn the national emergency as "dangerous" and "reckless".

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Trump vetoes decision to end national emergency over wall © Thomson Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump signs a veto of the congressional measure to end his emergency declaration to get funds to build a border wall as sheriffs look on with Attorney General William Barr and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst He also reaffirmed his position to the border wall and said "it is a tremendous national emergency... our immigration system is stretched beyond the breaking point".

The president tweeted on Thursday evening after congress voted against his national emergency, saying he looked forward to issuing a veto on the move.

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President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed a measure to terminate his emergency declaration over a border wall Twelve of Trump ’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to pass the measure to end the Before issuing the veto , Trump again said there was a tremendous national emergency , while

Mr Trump , who declared the emergency after Congress refused funding for the wall , has said he will veto the bill. The resolution passed the Democrat-led Thirteen Republicans sided with Democrats in rejecting Mr Trump 's national emergency , which suggests Congress would not have the two-thirds

By calling a national emergency, Trump wants to use billions of dollars to build the border wall - something he promised to do during his presidential campaign.

Trump vetoes decision to end national emergency over wall © ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump speaks about border security in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Washington. Trump issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) The national emergency is still facing several legal challenges in federal courts.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that another counter-vote, which aims to overturn the President's veto, will be held on the 26 March.

That vote will need a two-thirds majority in Congress - something which is thought to be unlikely to happen, given Trump's support in the house.

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