Senate GOP ultimatum to Trump on emergency

Senate GOP ultimatum to Trump on emergency

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Trump: Republicans voting against the border wall put themselves in great jeopardy **Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here .** On the roster: Senate GOP ultimatum to Trump on emergency – First glimpse of 2020 map shows pitched battle – Roy Moore threatens another run – Pelosi: ‘This is not a day at the beach’ – If petting dogs is outlawed, only outlaws will pet dogs SENATE GOP ULTIMATUM TO TRUMP ON EMERGENCY Politico: “Sen. Lamar Alexander delivered an ultimatum to President Donald Trump on Thursday: Reconsider your national emergency declaration at the border or face a potential rebellion from the GOP. The retiring Tennessee Republican declined to state whether he will become the deciding senator to block the president’s maneuver, instead taking to the Senate floor to try and convince Trump that he has other ways to collect $5.7 billion for the border wall — the precise amount of money he demanded during the government shutdown fight. ‘He’s got sufficient funding without a national emergency, he can build a wall and avoid a dangerous precedent,’ Alexander told reporters afterward. ‘That would change the voting situation if he we were to agree to do that.’ Three other Republicans have said they would join Democrats in voting for a resolution to block Trump, and only one more is needed for the Senate to successfully reject Trump’s declaration.” Measure has bipartisan support – Roll Call: “Sens. Susan Collins and Tom Udall have teamed up on […]

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