• Trump was reportedly annoyed by a trio of Republican senators who interrupted his dinner to discuss the national emergency declaration

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    On Wednesday night, three prominent Republican lawmakers made a last ditch effort to hash out a plan before the Senate's vote to block President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.
    Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, and Ben Sasse of Nebraska reportedly gave little to no advanced notice about their trip to the White House, where Trump was having dinner at the time.
    The unexpected discussion did not appear to be fruitful.
    Legislative affairs chief Shahira Knight reportedly remarked to others that it "probably did more harm than good," and that...
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  • On Politics: Senate Rejects Trump's National Emergency

    On Politics: Senate Rejects Trump's National Emergency

    5 days ago - By NY Times

    Congress has now voted for the first time to block a presidential emergency declaration, though not by enough to override President Trump's promised veto.
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  • Senate joins House in voting against border emergency declaration, Trump says 'Veto!'

    Senate joins House in voting against border emergency declaration, Trump says 'Veto!'

    5 days ago - By RT

    The US Senate has joined the House of Representatives in opposing President Donald Trump's declaration of emergency on the southern border. Trump said he will veto the unprecedented joint resolution.
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  • Senate votes against Trump border emergency

    5 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in Congress strained to exert their power in new ways.
    The 59-41 tally Thursday, following the Senate's vote a day earlier to end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen, promised to force Trump into the first vetoes of his presidency. Trump had warned against both actions. Moments after Thursday's vote, the...
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  • Senate rejects Trump's emergency declaration for border security in shocking vote

    5 days ago - By ABC

    Nearly a dozen Republicans opted to oppose President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency in order to build a border wall.
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