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Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:41 AM

Trump makes last-ditch effort to stop Senate rebuke of emergency declaration

Source: The Hill




By Jordan Fabian - 03/14/19 10:28 AM EDT



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“A vote for today’s resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!” Trump tweeted.






The repeated warnings, however, appeared to do little to stem the tide of GOP defections. Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) both announced Thursday morning they would vote for the resolution, joining five other Republican senators who say they will as well.

If the Senate passes the resolution with strong Republican support, it would worsen the sting for Trump, who has made the border wall his signature issue and harangued members of his own party to support his effort to build it. The Democrat-controlled House has already approved the resolution, meaning Trump will be forced to use his veto powers for the first time.

Lawmakers in both parties believe Trump exceeded his authority when he invoked his emergency powers to obtain money for the wall after Congress refused to grant his request for billions of dollars in funding, which had triggered a 35-day government shutdown that dealt a political blow to the GOP.....................................................

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/434024-trump-defends-legality-of-emergency-declaration-ahead-of-expected



Trump is begging via tweets. te he.








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riversedge Mar 14 OP
PeeJ52 Mar 14 #1
onetexan Mar 14 #2
SWBTATTReg Mar 14 #3
EveHammond13 Mar 14 #4
moose65 Mar 14 #5
47of74 Mar 14 #7
Harker Mar 14 #8
47of74 Mar 14 #10
47of74 Mar 14 #6
sinkingfeeling Mar 14 #9

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:49 AM

1. Have we ever had a pResident so devisive to pit the parties against each other daily?

I didn't think it was possible, but tRump gives politics an even worse name.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:51 AM

2. LOL love the pic! Sends the message perfectly :)

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:52 AM

3. rump is an idiot and exceeded authority granted to the executive branch...Congress is reaffirming...

its rightful place by voting this way.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:04 PM

4. I'm shocked he even cares. Steamroll is all he knows how to do.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:14 PM

5. Hmmmm

"Prominent legal scholars agree that our actions to address the National Emergency at the Southern Border and to protect the American people are both CONSTITUTIONAL and EXPRESSLY authorized by Congress...."

That does NOT sound like something that Trump would write. Miller, maybe??

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Response to moose65 (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:24 PM

7. Whoever wrote it needs to name these "scholars"

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #7)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:33 PM

8. Rudy, Ivanka, and Dershbag.

Not a lot of people know what great legal scholars they are.

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Response to Harker (Reply #8)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 10:18 PM

10. Yeah

I'd tell fuckface to get some actual legal scholars.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:23 PM

6. My version of Barry's tweet would have said...

Sorry, America is experiencing a fuckhead orange shitgibbon masquerading as President.

Please stand by.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 01:57 PM

9. Dishonorable Sen. Tom Cotton agrees. He sent me a letter saying Donnie

has a great case for his action being constitutional.

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