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Trump vows 'VETO!' after bipartisan Senate rebuke on wall

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday rebuked President Donald Trump by voting to end his border emergency declaration, as 12 Republicans joined Democrats to deliver a second blow in as many days to the president, who quickly pledged a veto.
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Trump may send volunteer force to border

Trump may send volunteer force to border

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The Trump administration may send a volunteer emergency response team to assist with security and humanitarian efforts at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to four current and former officials briefed on the discussions. With border arrest numbers on the rise, the Trump administration has been “casting about” for ways to devote additional resources to stem the flow of migrants, according to a DHS official familiar with the discussions. “My question is, do they actually need more people on the border or are they just trying to make a statement here?'” asked Craig Fugate, who was FEMA...
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House likely to try to override expected Trump veto on March 26

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The U.S. House of Representatives will likely attempt on March 26 to override President Donald Trump's expected veto of a border emergency resolution, a House Democratic leadership aide said on Thursday.
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Trump overplayed his hand. And 12 Senate Republicans finally said no

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The fight over Trump's misuse of power isn't over. But the number of conservative legislators who voted with their conscience is heartening.
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Toomey votes to oppose Trump's border emergency order

Toomey votes to oppose Trump's border emergency order

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Twelve Republicans broke with Trump, enough to ensure the measure passed.
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The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

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Twelve Republican senators on Thursday voted in favor of a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall.
This is a major rebuke of Trump and led the president to tweet "Veto!" minutes after the vote - an apparent threat to sign the first veto of his presidency.
The resolution already passed in the Democrat-controlled House in February, but this is particularly embarrassing for Trump given Republicans have a majority in the Senate.
A dozen Republican senators on Thursday voted in favor of a resolution to terminate President Donald...
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Senate Votes to End President Trump's National Emergency at U.S.-Mexico Border

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In a stunning rebuke, the Republican-controlled Senate has voted to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Senate voted 59-41 for a resolution to halt Trump's emergency order. Trump has promised to veto it, and it is unlikely that Congress will have the votes to override him.
Yet the vote represents a remarkable break between Trump and Senate Republicans. It's the first time Congress has used its power to reject a presidential emergency order.
Trump wants to use his declaration to steer $3.6 billion more to border barriers than...
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Senate votes to terminate Trump's border order

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WASHINGTON - The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal.
The Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump's February proclamation of a border emergency, which he invoked to spend $3.6 billion more for border barriers than Congress had approved. Twelve Republicans joined Democrats in defying Trump in a showdown many GOP senators had hoped to avoid because he...
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