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Fri Feb 1, 2019, 05:38 PM Feb 2019

Pelosi Could Force GOP to Vote on Trump Emergency [View all]

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “could move to block President Trump from invoking a national emergency to build a border wall, forcing Senate Republicans to choose between preserving congressional power and crossing the White House,” the Washington Examiner reports.

“The California Democrat, under a seldom-used statute, could put a binding ‘resolution of disapproval’ on the House floor to counter Trump should he claim constitutional powers to unilaterally build a border wall.”


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She is always about 12 steps ahead of the dotard! I love her! fleur-de-lisa Feb 2019 #1
That's not too hard! charliea Feb 2019 #8
She's playing chess, and he's flinging poop. bullwinkle428 Feb 2019 #22
Not too difficult when you watch this rpannier Feb 2019 #23
She knows the ropes and all the angles... Wounded Bear Feb 2019 #2
For certain her experience is more valuable... Trueblue Texan Feb 2019 #18
Interesting point. A good one too. lunatica Feb 2019 #20
Republicans will attempt to attack the weak ones into pushing for it. LiberalFighter Feb 2019 #25
Lol. I'm a big admirer, even read a couple books about her, Hortensis Feb 2019 #28
Excellent. dalton99a Feb 2019 #3
Cheers! Take the anchor off link - it's pointing to the 'about us,' not the thread (for me anyway)! FreepFryer Feb 2019 #4
She knows all the rules malaise Feb 2019 #5
This will be as well played as the SOTU. Nancy is a master at this. A wonder to behold. PubliusEnigma Feb 2019 #6
Yeah Nancy!!! Happy she let this out b4 the SOTU. He will look sooo foolish if he goes there Thekaspervote Feb 2019 #7
+1000 smirkymonkey Feb 2019 #9
A real warrior n/t peacebuzzard Feb 2019 #17
Now can we get 4 Republican votes? NewJeffCT Feb 2019 #10
You might see Koch Bros Senators* voting for this out of fear stuffmatters Feb 2019 #11
Definitely wouldn't trust Collins at all. Murkowski maybe. erronis Feb 2019 #12
There are apparently others too. LiberalFighter Feb 2019 #26
DO IT NANCY!!! DO IT!! yuiyoshida Feb 2019 #13
K&R UTUSN Feb 2019 #14
K&R 2naSalit Feb 2019 #15
Just telling him that she might do it might be enough. ginnyinWI Feb 2019 #16
That is the crazy thing about tRump telegraphing what he intends to do. Grammy23 Feb 2019 #19
Thank heavens we have Nancy!!! hostalover Feb 2019 #21
May also be a court challenge. moondust Feb 2019 #24
Geesh! This report is sparse. No effort to flesh it out. LiberalFighter Feb 2019 #27
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