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President Trump issues first veto, striking down measure to halt his national emergency for border wall

3 days ago   |   By WLWT

President Trump's first veto comes after a dozen Senate Republicans joined Democrats to rebuke Trump's use of his national emergency power to bypass Congress and fund construction of a border wall.
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Trump issues first veto, rejecting measure to overturn border declaration

Trump issues first veto, rejecting measure to overturn border declaration

3 days ago   |   By NBC News

The president declared a national emergency to make an end run around Congress to obtain billions of dollars in federal funds for his wall.
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Trump issues first veto, overrules Congress on border wall funding

3 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border :
3:50 p.m. EST
President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump says “our immigration system is stretched beyond the breaking point” and calls the congressional action “dangerous” and “reckless.”
A dozen Republicans joined with Senate Democrats on Thursday to back...
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Trump bucks Congress, issues first veto to keep emergency declaration for border wall

3 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump maintained that he...
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Trump poised to issue first veto of his presidency over emergency declaration

3 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

Twelve Senate Republicans joined Democrats to challenge Trump over his ability to circumvent Congress and steer billions to build his border wall.
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