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

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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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...
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  • Isakson, Perdue side with Trump on emergency declaration

    Isakson, Perdue side with Trump on emergency declaration

    2 monthes ago - By Biz Journals

    Twelve Republican U.S. senators joined Democrats Thursday in passing a resolution to overturn President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up federal funds to build a border wall.
    But Georgia's two GOP senators were not among them. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue joined most of their fellow Republicans in opposing the resolution.
    "President Trump is right. We have a crisis at the border," Isakson said. "I've been to the U.S. southern border and seen firsthand the need...
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  • Trump's 2020 Budget Would Reduce Crop Insurance Subsidies, Seeks $479 Million in CSR Funding

    Trump's 2020 Budget Would Reduce Crop Insurance Subsidies, Seeks $479 Million in CSR Funding

    2 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2020 budget would cut $26 billion from crop insurance programs over the next decade, create a National Flood Insurance Program affordability program and set aside ...
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  • Senate Passes Resolution Opposing Trump's National Emergency

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Senate voted 59-41 in opposition of President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration for a wall on the southern U.S. border Thursday, with 12 Republicans crossing the aisle to pass the measure.
    Trump has vowed to veto the resolution , ensuring he gets the funds he needs to fulfill a long-held campaign promise. Still, the vote shows Congress standing against the president's decision to override the body's constitutional power of the purse.
    The Republicans that sided with Democrats include Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Mitt Romney of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Marco Rubio of...
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  • Trump's delivers emphatic, one-word response to Senate vote to terminate the border wall national emergency: 'VETO!'

    Trump's delivers emphatic, one-word response to Senate vote to terminate the border wall national emergency: 'VETO!'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Trump reiterated his threat Thursday to shelve any legislation that would terminate his national emergency declaration.
    The Senate voted 59-41 to block his emergency declaration, which the House passed in February.
    The resolution will be the first veto of Trump's presidency.
    Trump is also likely to face another rebuke in the coming weeks, which he will also veto to maintain his administration policy.
    President Donald Trump reiterated his threat Thursday to shelve any legislation that would terminate his national emergency declaration to divert military funds for the construction...
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  • The Senate just voted to overturn Trump's border wall emergency declaration

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Congress has voted to overturn President Trump's border emergency declaration, likely forcing him into the first veto of his presidency.
    The Senate voted Thursday to overturn President Trump's declaration of an emergency at the Mexican border, joining the House of Representatives in what The New York Times reports is the first time Congress has voted to undo a presidential emergency declaration.
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  • The Senate votes to terminate Trump's national emergency in a stunning rebuke, and the president will have to use his first veto to get his border wall

    The Senate votes to terminate Trump's national emergency in a stunning rebuke, and the president will have to use his first veto to get his border wall

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Senate passed a resolution to terminate President Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall.
    The resolution received unanimous Democratic support, with several Republicans crossing the aisle.
    The resolution, which the House passed in February, now will head to Trump's desk, where he has already promised to veto it.
    As it stands, there are not enough votes in the House and Senate to override a presidential veto.
    WASHINGTON - The Senate voted to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert military funds for the purpose of building...
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