Trump Issues A Stark Warning Ahead Of The Senate Vote On His National Emergency Declaration

Hannah Bleau

The Senate is expected to vote on a resolution to stop President Trump’s national emergency declaration. A handful of Senate Republicans will be voting against it, including Rand Paul, Mitt Romney and Mike Lee.

Here’s Mike Lee’s statement:

Congress is supposed to be the first among the federal government’s three co-equal branches. For decades, Congress has been giving far too much legislative power to the executive branch. While there was attention on the issue I had hoped the ARTICLE ONE Act could begin to take that power back. Unfortunately, it appears the bill does not have an immediate path forward, so I will be voting to terminate the latest emergency declaration. I hope this legislation will serve as a starting point for future work on this very important issue.”

President Trump issued a stark warning ahead of the vote:

And Wednesday, he said:

We’ll see where this goes…