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Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency

Senate Democrats are demanding a fresh vote to terminate President Trump’s national emergency at the southwestern border, moving to force vulnerable Republicans facing re-election next year to choose between siding with the president to fund a border wall or protecting military projects in their home states.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Chuck Schumer
The New York Times
Topics: 
Congress
Democrats
Donald Trump
National Emergency
Author Info: Carl Hulse, Emily Cochrane
Teaser Text: 
Senate Democrats are demanding a fresh vote to terminate President Trump’s national emergency at the southwestern border, moving to force vulnerable Republicans facing re-election next year to choose between siding with the president to fund a border wall or protecting military projects in their home states.
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