World America 06 Mar 2019 U.S. Senate set to r ...

U.S. Senate set to reject Emergency

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Published Mar 6, 2019, 1:34 am IST
Updated Mar 6, 2019, 1:34 am IST
The House of Representatives, which is controlled by Democrats, passed the so-called resolution of disapproval and sent it to the Senate.
US President Donald Trump
 US President Donald Trump

Washington: The Republican-led US Senate is set to reject the National Emergency that US President Donald Trump declared to build his Mexico border wall, likely forcing the American president’s first veto, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday.

The House of Representatives, which is controlled by Democrats, passed the so-called resolution of disapproval and sent it to the Senate, which is expected to vote in the coming weeks. Senate Republicans have a 53-47 advantage.

 

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