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PoliticsTrump vows veto ahead of Senate vote on emergency declaration

13:35  14 march  2019
13:35  14 march  2019 Source:   thehill.com

McConnell: Senate will pass resolution blocking Trump’s border emergency

McConnell: Senate will pass resolution blocking Trump’s border emergency The Senate majority leader had urged the president not to declare a national emergency after Congress rejected his demands to fund the wall.

WASHINGTON — President Trump will declare a national emergency as early as Friday to bypass Congress Seven Senate Democrats, including four announced or possible presidential candidates Among the Republicans who privately warned Mr. Trump against an emergency declaration was Mr

Trump 's declaration of a national emergency gives him access to about .6 billion The measure to block Trump 's edict will be closely watched in the Senate , where moderates such as Susan Trump 's GOP allies promised they would uphold any veto denying Democrats the two-thirds votes required to

Trump vows veto ahead of Senate vote on emergency declaration© Getty Images Trump vows veto ahead of Senate vote on emergency declaration President Trump said Thursday that he is "prepared to veto" a Senate resolution blocking his declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the Mexican border.

The Democratic measure is expected to pass the GOP-controlled Senate later in the day.

"A big National Emergency vote today by The United States Senate on Border Security & the Wall (which is already under major construction)," Trump tweeted.

"I am prepared to veto, if necessary," he added. "The Southern Border is a National Security and Humanitarian Nightmare, but it can be easily fixed!"

Pelosi on Trump's veto threat: 'We'll fight him in the Congress' and courts

Pelosi on Trump's veto threat: 'We'll fight him in the Congress' and courts House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday if President Donald Trump vetoes the resolution blocking his national emergency declaration, Democrats will respond in Congress and in court. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "We'll fight him in the Congress, we'll fight him in the courts and we'll fight him in the court of public opinion," Pelosi told reporters at an event in Texas. "What he's doing is wrong and the Republicans know it.

America divided as Trump signs spending bill while declaring emergency . They hated the emergency declaration , however, calling it illegitimate, illegal, immoral, unconstitutional A number of Senate Republicans were also not impressed with the emergency declaration , with Politico quoting

Before a vote on a resolution to overturn President Trump ’s declaration of a national emergency , Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked her Republican colleagues in a speech on the floor ahead of the vote . “You cannot let him undermine your pledge to the Constitution.”

The House has already passed the resolution, and a number of GOP senators have said they will vote for it on Thursday, including Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah) Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Thom Tillis(N.C.) and Rand Paul (Ky.).

Several other Republicans - including Sens. Marco Rubio(Fla.), Mitt Romney (Utah), Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Johnny Isakson (Ga.), Ron Johnson (Wis.), Ben Sasse (Neb.) - could also support the measure.

Trump declared the national emergency last month, saying there was a crisis at the southern border and vowing to bypass Congress spend $8 billion to build barriers along the southern border.


GOP senator disinvited to Republican event over vote against Trump's emergency declaration.
A Missouri county GOP committee disinvited Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) to a dinner event next month, citing his recent vote against President Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. 

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