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Senate rejects border declaration in major rebuke of Trump

https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/434086-senate-rejects-border-declaration-teeing-up-trumps-first-veto
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Mar 14, 2019 4:10 PM 4+ day ago

The Senate voted on Thursday to nix President Trump Donald John TrumpWarren: 'White supremacists pose a threat to the United States like any other terrorist group' National Enquirer paid 0,000 for Bezos texts: report Santorum: Trump should 'send emails to a therapist' instead of tweeting MORE's national emergency declaration to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall, setting up the first veto battle with his White House.

Senators voted 59-41 to pass the resolution of disapproval blocking Trump's declaration. Underscoring the broad base of concern over Trump's actions within the Republican caucus, 12 GOP senators broke rank and voted with all the Democrats.

The resolution now heads to Trump's desk, where he is expected to use the first veto of his presidency to defeat it. Neither chamber has the votes to override the president, who tweeted shortly after the vote was closed:

A vote for today's resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!

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