Although Trump’s veto likely, the GOP mini-mutiny on the emergency Declaration is still a ‘big deal’: Byron York

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Of the 12 Senate Republicans, the Democrats on Thursday, the blocking of the President of the Trump national emergency Declaration may not be able to override what is expected to Trump the first veto since taking office, but their show of opposition, the President remains to be significantly, Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York argues.

The President of call for action on the U.S.-Mexico border went down in defeat, 59-41, as Republican senators, including Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney said no to a plan that included spending about $8 billion on a border wall.

During Thursday’s “Special Report” All Star panel, York, along with USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan page, and Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Matthew Continetti — weighed and the consequences of the vote and what’s next for Trump’s proposal.


York began by the panel that the White house feels “very confident” that Trump the Declaration is confirmed by the Supreme court. He then is reminiscent of the 12 Republican defectors who thought that the statement was spread in a executive.

“This is the biggest rejection, the biggest Republican rejection that we have seen with the President so far in this presidency. This is a great thing, even if the veto can’t be abolished,” York told the panel.

“This is the biggest denial … we, with the help of the President so far in this presidency. This is a great thing, even if the veto can’t be abolished.”

— Byron York, Washington Examiner chief political correspondent

York added that the border wall construction “go ahead”, based on the funding already appropriated by Congress.

Page noted that of the 10 Republicans up for re-election in the year 2020, only one-Collins of Maine — voted against Trump, and that sen. Thom Tillis, R-N. C., who wrote an op-ed against the Declaration, finally “flipped”, and I was with the President.


In the meantime, Continetti said: “two questions”, is the crisis at the southern border due to an influx of migrants, and on the other, whether President Trump has approved the constitutional authority to redistribute funds by the Congress.

“What I don’t understand, the Democrats, the hope is the denial of the existence of the border, but at the same time that the courts use the real trump card to explain the efforts of the emergency, because they do not want you to the powers that be said for the climate change and/or gun control,” Continetti. “This is intellectually dishonest.”

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