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The President’s Road Forward On Wall Funding Is Getting Murkier By The Day

on July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L) speaks as (L-R) Sen. John Thune (R-SD), and Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) listen during a news briefing after ... WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L) speaks as (L-R) Sen. John Thune (R-SD), and Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) listen during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate GOPs participated in a weekly luncheon to discuss Republican agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 5, 2019 11:43 am

Senate Republicans are getting nervous about the national emergency President Trump keeps threatening to declare. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Trump last week that if he does declare an emergency to secure wall funding, the Senate could end up passing a resolution disapproving of his action with the intent of blocking him. Trump would then be forced to veto that resolution.

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