Blunt Punished At Home For Defecting On Trump’s Emergency Declaration

March 19, 2019 7:40 a.m.

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) is paying the price for voting with the Democrats to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week.

According to the Kansas City Star, Blunt was unceremoniously disinvited from a local GOP group’s gathering in one of the reddest parts of the state.

“I am so disappointed in you now that I can hardly speak,” Wanda Martens, a member of the Christian County Republican Central Committee, wrote in an email to Blunt’s office.

Blunt opposed Trump’s declaration on the grounds of excessive executive overreach.

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