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Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency

September 11, 2019
Carl Hulse, Emily Cochrane | The New York Times
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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House votes against overriding Trump's border emergency veto

March 27, 2019
Ylan Mui | CNBC
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the House vote against overriding President Trump's border emergency veto and what this means for border wall funding.
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Trump Vows Veto After Congress Blocks His Order To Build Border Wall

March 15, 2019
Susan Davis | NPR
The Republican-controlled Senate approved a resolution to terminate President Trump's national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border, putting Congress on a path to its first veto confrontation with the Trump administration.
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Senate Republicans cross party lines to block Trump’s national emergency

March 15, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
12 Republican Senators reached across the aisle to join Democrats in a 59-41 vote to pass a resolution terminating Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a wall along the border with Mexico – but there are not enough votes to override an expected presidential veto.
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Why Trump didn’t stop a GOP revolt on his border emergency

March 15, 2019
Burgess Everett | POLITICO
The last-minute lobbying did little to quell a Republican rebellion that eventually arrived in eye-popping numbers: a full dozen GOP senators joining Democrats in voting to overturn Trump’s unilateral move to fund his border wall.
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Trump warns GOPers ahead of vote against his emergency declaration

March 14, 2019
Abby Phillip | CNN
President Trump is calling in the reinforcements at the White House... as he tries to stave off embarrassment in the Senate... Trump acknowledging that he may be forced to veto a bill rejecting his national emergency declaration that up to 15 Republican senators could vote for.
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White House, GOP senators negotiating a deal to avert defeat on emergency order

March 13, 2019
Seung Min Kim, Erica Werner | The Washington Post
The White House is privately negotiating with Senate Republicans who want to rein in the emergency powers of President Trump and his successors — which could lead to the surprise defeat of a Democratic resolution rejecting Trump’s emergency declaration at the border.
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Senate Republicans Are Split On Trump's Use Of National Emergency Declaration

March 6, 2019
Kelsey Snell | NPR
President Trump's move to use a national emergency to build a border wall has created a split among Senate Republicans. Some have expressed concerns about the precedent it sets to go around Congress.
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House Passes Resolution To Block Trump's National Emergency Declaration

February 27, 2019
Susan Davis | NPR
The Democratic-led House approved by a 245-182 vote a resolution on Tuesday that would terminate President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border — a declaration he made to allow him to access funds to build a wall without congressional consent.
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