- May 2013
- Boise, ID
Hmmm - only 8 votes short of a veto override. But spine is not something you could accuse Senate Republicans of actually having. No biggie - the courts won't put up with this BS. But in the unlikely event they do, we'll look forward to the real emergencies being declared on gun violence and climate change come 2021.
The Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump’s February proclamation of a border emergency, which he invoked to spend $3.6 billion more for border barriers than Congress had approved. Twelve Republicans joined Democrats in defying Trump.