Senate Democrats Already Trying To Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Senate Democrats are proving once again that the only thing they know how to do is obstruct. They are already planning to block the emergency declaration by Trump which is allowing him to protect the southern border.

The Hill reports:

Senate Dems to introduce resolution blocking Trump’s emergency declaration

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Thursday that Democrats will introduce a resolution to block President Trump’s emergency declaration to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

“Identical companion legislation to the House resolution will soon be introduced in the Senate,” Schumer said in a statement.

House Democrats, with the backing of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), are expected to file their resolution as soon as Friday.

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The Senate, which convened for roughly a minute earlier Thursday, is out of town until Monday afternoon, making that day the earliest Democrats could file a resolution in the upper chamber.

Trump announced last Friday that he would declare a national emergency to construct the wall after Congress included only $1.375 billion for physical barriers along the border in a government funding bill — well below the $5.7 billion the president requested.

A resolution blocking Trump’s move only needs a simple majority in both chambers to get to the president’s desk, where White House officials have suggested he would use his first veto since taking over the Oval Office.

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Townhall has more on this:

Schumer On the Move to Block Trump’s National Emergency

On Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Democrats plan to introduce a motion to stop measures initiated by President Donald Trump’s national emergency on the southern border.

“This issue transcends partisan politics, and I urge all senators — Democrats and Republicans — to support this resolution to terminate the president’s emergency declaration when it comes up for a vote in the Senate,” Schumer said. “Identical companion legislation to the House resolution will soon be introduced in the Senate.”

Both Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have gone on record saying that they consider the national emergency declaration unconstitutional.

According to Politico, “The Senate Democrats’ resolution of disapproval comes as House Democrats plan to introduce a similar resolution disapproving of Trump’s emergency declaration Friday.” Votes for the House resolution will likely begin in mid-March, but the San Diego Union-Tribune said that they could happen as early as next week.

The 2016 election broke these people. They are incapable of thinking about anything other than blocking Trump.

They seem to have forgotten that they work for all of the American people, not just their far left supporters.


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