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Senate Overturns Discriminatory Declaration to Fund and Build Wall UPDATE GreenLatinos Files Suit No Emergency, #NoBorderWal

UPDATE GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against Discriminatory Declaration

The Senate on Thursday easily voted to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, delivering a bipartisan rebuke to what lawmakers in both parties deemed executive overreach by a president determined to build his border wall over Congress’s objections.

The 59-41 vote on the House-passed measures set up the first veto of Mr. Trump’s presidency. It was not overwhelming enough to override Mr. Trump’s promised veto, but Congress has now voted to block a presidential emergency declaration for the first time — and on one of the core promises that animated Mr. Trump’s political rise, the vow to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.

New York Times.

No Emergency, No Wall

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