Tag: National Emergencies Act of 1976

Twelve Senate Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency

Twelve Senate Republicans voted in favor of a Democrat resolution to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday to end the president’s national emergency resolution. The bill passed through the Senate as well as the House; however, both times the resolution did not receive enough votes to override a […]

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Senate Passes Bill to End Trump’s National Emergency with Less than Veto-Proof Majority

The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday that would end President Donald Trump’s national emergency on the border with less than a veto-proof majority; however, the president has already threatened to veto the legislation. The Senate passed on a resolution Thursday, 59-41, that would end President Donald Trump’s national emergency. The vote featured strong Democrat […]

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Mitt Romney Bucks Trump on National Emergency: ‘Not a Vote Against Border Security’

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) announced Thursday he will join other Republican senators opposing President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, contending that the vote does not amount to a vote “against border security.” Romney released a statement revealing he will vote for a resolution that would nullify Trump’s national emergency declaration and make it harder to […]

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Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters of GOP Voters More Likely to Back Candidate if They Support Trump’s National Emergency

Nearly three-quarters of Republican voters said they will more likely vote for a candidate if they back President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, according to a poll released on Wednesday. A Morning Consult/Politico poll released on Wednesday revealed a difficult choice for Republican lawmakers mulling whether to vote to nullify the national emergency on the […]

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Thirteen Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency to Build the Wall

Thirteen House Republicans joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democrats to pass a resolution that would terminate President Donald J. Trump’s national emergency to build a wall along the southern border. The House passed a resolution Tuesday to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency to build a wall along the southern border. The bill passed; […]

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House Democrats Pass Bill Nullifying Trump National Emergency with Less Than Veto-Proof Majority

The House passed a resolution Tuesday that would nullify President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration that would allow him to build a wall along America’s southern border. The House passed the bill with less than a two-third’s majority, which would not override a potential veto. The House passed H.J.Res. 46, 245-182, a resolution that would […]

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Veto-Proof Majority in Congress Sends Spending Bill to Trump

Congress passed a spending bill on Thursday with a veto-proof majority, sending the bill the president’s desk. Trump signaled he will declare a national emergency to build the wall. The House passed the spending bill, 300-128, featuring strong Democrat support for the bill and mixed Republican support. The spending bill contains $1.3 billion in wall […]

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Mark Meadows: ‘Executive Action Very Much’ Under Consideration if Congress Cannot Secure the Border

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) said in a statement on Friday that if Congress fails to find a solution to America’s border security problem, “executive action” is still “very much under consideration.” President Trump announced on Friday that he has struck a deal with congressional leaders to re-open the government for three weeks, […]

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