Trump's First Veto Prevents Decision To Overturn National Emergency
Trump's First Veto Prevents Decision To Overturn National Emergency
President Trump praises GOP senators who voted against disapproval resolution
21 March, 2019, 17:13
"What President Trump is doing is a slap in the face to our military that makes our border and the country less secure", said Sen.
Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday to block a measure passed by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that would terminate his emergency declaration for a wall on the US border with Mexico to stem illegal immigration and crime.
"Decisions have not yet been made concerning which border barrier projects will be funded" under the president's authority, according to the Pentagon memo attached to the list.
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"As president the protection of the nation is my highest duty. And I'm very proud to veto it", Trump told reporters in the Oval Office after vowing it would not clear his desk. Congress have argued that the declaration to appropriate funds for "the wall" constitutes a drastic misuse of emergency powers, whereby the recent veto by Trump reiterates his "undemocratic recklessness". Among their arguments are claims that Mr. Trump has broken the Constitution by rearranging the money, and that there is no border emergency so his declaration is illegal anyway.
It is being challenged in court as an unconstitutional usurpation of Congress' power of the purse.
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"This is unacceptable. Not only is the president undermining Congress and the Constitution, his actions make America and our servicemembers less secure and less prepared to deal with threats at home and overseas". A vote of the house of representatives is still out, and Trump could also Veto this Resolution. (Joshua Philipp/The Epoch Times) Marlene Castro, supervisory Border Patrol agent, speaks to a group of unaccompanied minors and also two men who crossed the Rio Grande River from Mexico into the United States in Hidalgo County, Texas, on May 26, 2017. AG Barr said that the president's emergency order was "clearly authorized under the law" and "solidly grounded in law". "We look forward to seeing him in court and to the shellacking that he will receive at the hands of an independent judiciary", said Executive Director Anthony Romero.
"We'll see how far the President wants to go with this", said Speaker Pelosi. Democrats deny there is an emergency at the border, saying border crossings are at a four-decade low.
Later on Thursday, the Senate voted to revoke the president's national emergency declaration, sending the bill to Trump's desk. You can't get any more bipartisan than that!
MacDill was one of several sites chosen to receive the technology, which is sometimes called an operations flight trainers or OFTs, which the Air Force said enables realistic flying training and emergency procedure practice for military personnel. But the complaint countered that tapping military funds would result in huge losses for the states' national guard units which would otherwise use the money to combat drugs. Last year, Trump forced a government shutdown over an impasse with Congress over funding for the barrier.
Trump declared a national emergency at the southern border on February 15 and announced he would divert funding from other government operations to build a wall.
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