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Trump was right to veto resolution blocking his national emergency declaration
Fox News ^ | March 15, 2019 | Gov. Jan Brewer

Posted on 03/15/2019 8:00:31 PM PDT by Innovative

President Trump’s veto Friday of a resolution blocking his declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border showed that he understands he wasn’t elected to appease career politicians in the Senate. He was elected, in part, to secure the southern border and protect American lives.

Despite 12 Republican defections in Thursday’s vote to overturn his declaration of a national emergency, the president is standing firm on his promise to build a wall and secure the border.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: border; fence; trump; veto
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Excellent.
1 posted on 03/15/2019 8:00:31 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Has anyone posted which of these 12 will be up for reelection in 2020? The best way to take them out is with a pile on and strong primary opponents.


2 posted on 03/15/2019 8:04:46 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Desperate swarm sewage drains for water..." Venezuelans or D.C. Swamp denizens?)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

The only one up in 2020 is Collins from Maine.
Tillis from NC was going to vote for it too.
But he is up in 2020.And NC ain’t Maine.
So he got cold feet.


3 posted on 03/15/2019 8:09:15 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Liberals Are Baby Killers)
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To: Innovative

written by the same Jan Brewer who lectured obama at the tarmac


4 posted on 03/15/2019 8:14:14 PM PDT by max americana (Fired libtards at our company for the past 12 yrs at every election. I hope all liberals die.)
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To: Innovative

“He was elected, in part, to secure the southern border and protect American lives.”

‘For the most part’ and NOTHING has been done to protect the states from this invasion. Nothing.

It really is stunning to watch our govt(a 4 trillion dollar corrupt stasi state) try and explain to its citizens why it is failing miserably in the one job it should be doing. Nothing but BS and excuses.


5 posted on 03/15/2019 8:18:21 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (Cocked, locked and ready to ROCK!)
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To: Innovative

70,000+ per month and rising? Damn right it’s an emergency.
The “Republicans” who voted it down need to be thrown out of the GOP and Congress.

( source of 70,000 number: http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3735017/posts )


6 posted on 03/15/2019 8:23:34 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: Electric Graffiti
It really is stunning to watch our govt(a 4 trillion dollar corrupt stasi state) try and explain to its citizens why it is failing miserably in the one job it should be doing. Nothing but BS and excuses.

When nothing else makes sense, look at financial dynamics.
7 posted on 03/15/2019 8:25:01 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: akalinin

He was right. Tell me it was unpredictable by all parties.


8 posted on 03/15/2019 8:28:23 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Exactly, and I support that about as much as anyone can.


9 posted on 03/15/2019 8:31:54 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: akalinin

Illegal ‘immigration’ is a huge net loss for the taxpayers, a boon to the ranks of democrat voters, and certain death for our republic. There are no ‘upsides’


10 posted on 03/15/2019 8:33:18 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (Cocked, locked and ready to ROCK!)
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To: Innovative
I'm just looking, because obviously I missed it somewhere. I'm sure it's gotta be out there, likely with Rand Paul as a co-sponsor in the senate - that is Congress’ funding of border security. After all, if they're vetoing the emergency declaration because it's congress’ job to issue the checks, then surely they wrote and passed legislation which would do that..

Didn't they?

Oh, right, a tiny bit of funding for existing projects, no punishing of cities and counties which shield illegals IN JAILS, and of course, no funding for actual border security.

I heard the breathless repetition of Rand Paul's reasoning, as well as others. But didn't hear one reporter ask where is Congress’ action on the matter.

Was it right for Trump to have to resort to an emergency declaration? I don't think so. It is something that should have been handled in the day to day business of congress, and they've utterly failed to fulfil their most basic oath of office.

Least someone’s doing their job this week.. Just laying out a random guess here, but let me assume that congress has pretty much adjourned after making the token protest about the emergency declaration to go have their spring break fling.

11 posted on 03/15/2019 8:33:27 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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“Was it right for Trump to have to resort to an emergency declaration? I don’t think so”

He never needed congress’ permission(declaration of emgergency) to secure the border. That’s his farking job under the Constitution.


12 posted on 03/15/2019 8:42:00 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (Cocked, locked and ready to ROCK!)
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To: 1066AD

But the Missourians never tire of Blunt.


13 posted on 03/15/2019 8:47:42 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Theodore R.

The vote was good
Put targets on the rinos


14 posted on 03/15/2019 9:13:31 PM PDT by Truthoverpower (The guvmint you get is the Trump winning express !)
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To: Truthoverpower

The question nobody asking is if McConnell did not have the 20 votes he needed to override a veto what purpose did it serve to let the 12 Rinos vote against the President the only thing I can think of if the GOP is trying to devide the Republican party even if it means sacrificing the Senate to the Dems so that Trump will lose 2020 election they done the same damn thing on Obamacare and it cost them the house and keep the Senate from winning more seats in 2018.this must be the principals there standing for losing at all cost..


15 posted on 03/15/2019 11:10:14 PM PDT by Mavrick69
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To: Electric Graffiti

You draw a shocking picture on the political wall.....


16 posted on 03/16/2019 3:40:27 AM PDT by trebb (Don't howl about illegal leeches while not donating to FR - it's hypocritical.)
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To: Innovative

Dear Congress....Well then....the alternative is up to you....and that means funding the wall.


17 posted on 03/16/2019 4:51:28 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Mavrick69
You know, the creepy thing is you might be right.

In my home state of Michigan the GOP provided lukewarm support for Bill Schuette who was endorsed by Trump, and they let Rashida Tlaib run unopposed in my congressional district.

18 posted on 03/16/2019 4:54:00 AM PDT by WhoisAlanGreenspan?
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To: tennmountainman

This has the stench of McConnell all over it. By using RINOs who are not up for re-election next year he hopes to perpetuate his “leadership” and keep on with his obstructionist goal of screwing Trump.


19 posted on 03/16/2019 5:35:56 AM PDT by vette6387 (Fire Mueller)
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To: Innovative

The politicians who voted against Trump may very well be in the pocket of drug cartels, like some of the border state pols. Worth investigating..


20 posted on 03/16/2019 6:10:44 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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