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Senate has votes to formally disapprove of Trump emergency declaration, Tammy Duckworth says
The Washington Times ^ | February 17, 2019 | David Sherfinski

Posted on 02/17/2019 9:39:43 AM PST by jazusamo

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Democrat, on Sunday said she believes there are enough votes in the Senate to pass a resolution disapproving of President Trump’s recent emergency declaration the White House says will allow him to tap unspent money to construct a border wall.

“I think we do,” Ms. Duckworth said on ABC’s “This Week.” “Now, whether we have enough for an override and veto, that’s a different story.”

“But frankly, I think there’s enough people in the Senate who are concerned that what he’s doing is robbing from the military and the [Defense Department] to go build this wall,” she said.

Under the National Emergencies Act, Congress can pass a resolution disapproving of Mr. Trump’s emergency declaration.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bordersecurity; bringit; buildthefence; buildthewall; daca; dreamact; dreamers; duckworth; emergencydeclaration; illinois; presidenttrump; resolution; tammyduckworth; trump; veto
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The Dems are whistling past the graveyard if they think there's enough votes to override a Trump veto.
1 posted on 02/17/2019 9:39:43 AM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

What effect does a resolution have?


2 posted on 02/17/2019 9:41:27 AM PST by djpg
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To: jazusamo

There’s a LOT of leftwing RINOs in both the Senate & House...so it could happen.


3 posted on 02/17/2019 9:41:41 AM PST by newfreep ("INSIDE EVERY PROGRESSIVE IS A TOTALITARIAN SCREAMING TO GET OUT" - DAVID HOROWITZ)
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To: jazusamo

Dream on...……………

GO back to sleep Congress!


4 posted on 02/17/2019 9:42:08 AM PST by EnglishOnly (eWFight all out to win OR get out now. .)
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To: jazusamo

Well, let’s have the vote and see who they are.
My guess is my sorry a$$ Senator, Lamar Alexander will be one of them.
Foam Boy Rubio could be another.


5 posted on 02/17/2019 9:42:21 AM PST by tennmountainman (Liberals Are Baby Killers)
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To: jazusamo

The Senate can “disapprove”, but when there was opportunity to come up with a good workable program, they fumbled around unable to find their own butts with both hands.

When there is a disagreeable task to be done, hesitation is not a virtue.


6 posted on 02/17/2019 9:43:02 AM PST by alloysteel (History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. - Winston Churchill)
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To: jazusamo

Uh, skerred now. NOT! PDJT #1 job, protect the country.


7 posted on 02/17/2019 9:44:04 AM PST by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: jazusamo

8 posted on 02/17/2019 9:45:01 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you .)
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To: jazusamo

Does “disapprove” have any legal or enforcement effect?


9 posted on 02/17/2019 9:45:08 AM PST by Signalman
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To: jazusamo
Border safety is a CONSTITUTIONAL issue.

Illegal immigration and immigration of our enemies are INVASION.

The United States...shall protect each [state] against invasion
U.S. Const. art. IV, sec. 4.
10 posted on 02/17/2019 9:45:24 AM PST by Jim 0216 (MAGA by restoring the Gospel of the Grace of Christ and our Free Constitutional Republic!)
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To: jazusamo

Yeah the democrats care so much about the military.

Seems to me Trump supporters should stay home on any republican who votes against the president.

And don’t they need 60 votes just to get to a vote?


11 posted on 02/17/2019 9:46:08 AM PST by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant.)
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To: alloysteel

they fumbled around unable to find their own butts with both hands.
= = =

That is some picture.

But it makes me wonder whose butts are they finding, and what are they then doing with them?

It feels like they are finding mine, EEK!


12 posted on 02/17/2019 9:46:40 AM PST by Scrambler Bob (You know that I am full of /S)
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Now, whether we have enough for an override and veto, that’s a different story.”

I worry more about one of our AZ senators than the other. Neither is predictable however.

13 posted on 02/17/2019 9:46:49 AM PST by Don Corleone (Nothing makes the delusional more furious than truth.)
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To: jazusamo

Not gunna happen, Mitch won’t even bring it to the floor.


14 posted on 02/17/2019 9:48:07 AM PST by VTenigma (The Democrat party is the party of the mathematically challenged)
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MAGA!

Let’s wrap this Freepathon up, Folks!

Please bump the Freepathon or click above to donate or become a monthly donor!

15 posted on 02/17/2019 9:48:23 AM PST by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: djpg

If it’s a Joint Resolution, it has the same effect as a bill and requires the approval of the President.


16 posted on 02/17/2019 9:48:56 AM PST by savedbygrace
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To: jazusamo

McTurtle said he would back the Emergency Declaration.
So Why would he even allow this resolution to come to the floor for a vote?? He has the power to keep it from coming to the floor.
If he allows a vote he is once again backstabbing the President.


17 posted on 02/17/2019 9:49:15 AM PST by weston (As far s I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing)
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To: newfreep

Exactly right. It is always amusing to hear a Dem concerned about the military.


18 posted on 02/17/2019 9:49:18 AM PST by falcon99
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To: jazusamo

Ducklady get a brain! you are wrong to think he is robbing from the military, if the military is aware and said ok for him taking it.


19 posted on 02/17/2019 9:49:30 AM PST by b4me (God Bless the USA)
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To: jazusamo

Is there a site, similar to heyjackass.com, that tracks major crimes committed by illegal aliens?


20 posted on 02/17/2019 9:49:45 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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