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Place : Mexico
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lat : 19.42705   lon : -99.127571

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Mike Lee told: "We tried to cut a deal, the president didn't appear interested," External link

minnesota-publicradioThursday, March 14, 2019 8:33:00 PM CET

Donald Trump declared: “I am prepared to veto, if necessary. The Southern Border is a National Security and Humanitarian Nightmare, but it can be easily fixed!” External link

bangordailynewsThursday, March 14, 2019 3:08:00 PM CET

Mike Pence said: "What we want to see the Senate do this week is stand with the president, to stand with the president’s declaration of a national emergency," External link

zerohedgeThursday, March 14, 2019 2:53:00 PM CET

Beto O Rourke told: “Let us not allow our differences to define us as at this moment,” External link

heraldonlineFriday, March 15, 2019 5:22:00 AM CET

Mike Lee said: “Congress is supposed to be the first among the federal government’s three co-equal branches,” External link

sltribThursday, March 14, 2019 4:26:00 PM CET

Mitch McConnell said: “I take Congress’s prerogative over appropriations extremely seriously,” External link

bostonglobeFriday, March 15, 2019 2:17:00 AM CET

Donald Trump told: "We'll see whether or not I have to do the veto. And it will be, I think, all very successful, regardless of how it all works out," External link

thetimes-zaThursday, March 14, 2019 1:28:00 PM CET

John Hoeven said: “He just said he wants people to support it because, as he said before, he thinks it’s important because it’s an emergency at the border,” External link

theolympianThursday, March 14, 2019 5:02:00 AM CET

Mitt Romney said (about President Obama): "We experienced a similar erosion of congressional authority with President Obama's unilateral immigration orders -- which I strenuously opposed," "In the case before us now, where Congress has enacted specific policy, to consent to an emergency declaration would be both inconsistent with my beliefs and contrary to my oath to defend the Constitution" External link

click2houstonThursday, March 14, 2019 4:53:00 PM CET

Donald Trump told: “It’s pure and simple: It’s a vote for border security; it’s a vote for no crime,” External link

indiaFriday, March 15, 2019 8:12:00 AM CET

Donald Trump wrote: "I look forward to VETOING the just passed Democrat inspired Resolution," External link

news-yahooFriday, March 15, 2019 3:27:00 AM CET

Maxine Waters said (about Timothy Sloan): "It was very clear from Mr. Sloan's testimony that Wells Fargo has failed to clean up its act," External link

thehillThursday, March 14, 2019 11:34:00 PM CET

Rand Paul said: “I think they’re both important constitutional issues,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-enThursday, March 14, 2019 9:43:00 AM CET

Donald Trump wrote: "A big National Emergency vote today by The United States Senate on Border Security & the Wall (which is already under major construction). I am prepared to veto, if necessary. The Southern Border is a National Security and Humanitarian Nightmare, but it can be easily fixed!" External link

CBSnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 12:48:00 PM CET

Lamar Alexander said: “Never before has a president asked for funding, Congress has not provided it, and the president then has used the National Emergencies Act of 1976 to spend the money anyway,” External link

indiaFriday, March 15, 2019 8:12:00 AM CET

Thom Tillis said: "The White House has been very gracious and I should say very patient given my initial position in working with us and as late as today having the president make a statement that he's willing to work with us," External link

politicoFriday, March 15, 2019 5:05:00 AM CET

Mitt Romney said: "This is not a vote against border security," External link

zerohedgeThursday, March 14, 2019 8:18:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: “The legal scholars all say it’s totally constitutional,” External link

thehillFriday, March 15, 2019 4:16:00 AM CET

Ben Sasse said (about Nancy Pelosi): "I think that law is overly broad and I want to fix it," "But at present Nancy Pelosi doesn't, so I am therefore voting against her politically motivated resolution" External link

BangkokPostThursday, March 14, 2019 9:57:00 PM CET

Donald Trump told: “I’ll do a veto. It’s not going to be overturned,” External link

wkbnThursday, March 14, 2019 9:05:00 PM CET

Donald Trump told: "It won't be overturned and the legal scholars say it's totally constitutional," External link

news_com_auFriday, March 15, 2019 12:58:00 AM CET

Jim Risch said: “I don’t think anybody’s sending the president a message,” External link

brownsvilleheraldFriday, March 15, 2019 7:10:00 AM CET

Mitch McConnell said: "The president is operating within existing law and the crisis on our border is all too real," External link

rapplerFriday, March 15, 2019 7:18:00 AM CET

Charles Schumer said: "Democrats and Republicans both know the sad truth: The president did not declare an emergency because there is one," External link

reuters-ukFriday, March 15, 2019 5:09:00 AM CET

Rob Portman told: "I think the military construction projects we’ve already authorized are important, including the number in Ohio I mentioned," External link

newsweekThursday, March 14, 2019 9:31:00 PM CET

Mike Lee said: “Congress has been giving far too much legislative power to the executive branch,” External link

apnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 1:05:00 PM CET

Mitt Romney said: "In fact, I agree that a physical barrier is urgently needed to help ease the humanitarian crisis at the southern border, and the administration already has $4.5 billion available within existing authority to fund a barrier -- even without an emergency declaration," External link

click2houstonThursday, March 14, 2019 4:53:00 PM CET

Stuart Gerson said: "Even if the president vetoes the resolution, the message sent by Republicans and Democrats in Congress is that the president’s attempts to usurp power from the legislative branch will not go unchecked," External link

news-yahooFriday, March 15, 2019 2:26:00 AM CET

Donald Trump said: “I thank all of the Strong Republicans who voted to support Border Security and our desperately needed WALL!” External link

indiaFriday, March 15, 2019 8:12:00 AM CET

Dick Durbin said: “The Senate must continue to reject any effort by the President to shortchange our troops,” External link

suntimesThursday, March 14, 2019 8:53:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: "I told Republican senators, vote any way you want. Vote how you feel good. But I think it's bad for a Republican senator. I also think it's bad for a Democrat senator to vote against border security and to vote against the wall. I think if they vote that way, it's a very bad thing for them, long into the future," External link

firstpostThursday, March 14, 2019 9:37:00 PM CET

Lamar Alexander said: “This check on the executive is a crucial source of our freedom,” External link

news-yahooFriday, March 15, 2019 2:26:00 AM CET

Mitt Romney said: "I will vote today for the resolution of disapproval," "This is a vote for the constitution and for the balance of powers that is at its core. For the executive branch to override a law passed by Congress would make it the ultimate power rather than a balancing power" External link

nbcnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 9:26:00 PM CET

Lamar Alexander said: "The Senate is waking up a little bit to our responsibilities," External link

straitstimesSGFriday, March 15, 2019 4:43:00 AM CET

Mitt Romney said: “this is a vote for the Constitution and for the balance of powers that is at its core” External link

bostonThursday, March 14, 2019 8:44:00 PM CET

David Kirkpatrick said: "is a great guy who is someone who has always tried to do good," External link

theolympianFriday, March 15, 2019 4:13:00 AM CET

Charles Schumer said: "Let's hope these votes are green shoots," External link

news-yahooFriday, March 15, 2019 2:26:00 AM CET

Mike Lee said: "If we don't want our president acting like a king, we need to start taking back the legislative powers that allow him to do so," External link

nbcnewsWednesday, March 13, 2019 10:54:00 PM CET

Donald Trump wrote (about Nancy Pelosi): “A vote for today’s resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!” External link

phillyThursday, March 14, 2019 7:01:00 PM CET

Sherrod Brown said (about Sherrod Brown): "an emergency over something that’s not an emergency”. “They are looking for an opportunity to look like they’re independent, but they’re not addressing this issue right now of the President’s emergency ,” said Brown. Brown said he doesn’t object to finding a “long term answer,” to keep presidents from declaring emergencies in non-emergency situations, but said he didn’t know of any cases where past presidents abused the law. “If they really want to take a stand, they’ll vote for the resolution tomorrow and then they’ll override the president’s veto," “Then we’re all very glad to work for a long-term solution” External link

clevelandWednesday, March 13, 2019 10:18:00 PM CET

Angus King said: "We have a reasonable expectation of knowing what the universe of potential projects cuts are before we take this vote," External link

businessdayThursday, March 14, 2019 8:52:00 PM CET

Mitch McConnell said: "He has simply operated within existing law, the National Emergencies Act of 1976, to invoke a narrow set of authorities to reprogram a narrow set of funds," "If Congress has grown uneasy with this new law, as many have, then we should amend it" External link

minnesota-publicradioThursday, March 14, 2019 8:33:00 PM CET

Donald Trump wrote: "A big National Emergency vote today by The United States Senate on Border Security & the Wall (which is already under major construction)," External link

bangordailynewsThursday, March 14, 2019 3:08:00 PM CET

Nancy Pelosi said: “Republican senators are proposing new legislation to allow the president to violate the constitution just this once in order to give themselves cover,” External link

apnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 1:05:00 PM CET

Donald Trump told: "I don’t know what the vote will be, it doesn’t matter," External link

nbcnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 7:53:00 PM CET

Jerry Moran said: “I believe the use of emergency powers in this circumstance violates the Constitution,” External link

indiaFriday, March 15, 2019 8:12:00 AM CET

Donald Trump said: "I am prepared to veto, if necessary," External link

CBCThursday, March 14, 2019 3:30:00 PM CET

Susan Collins said: "The president's action comes into direct conflict with Congress' authority to determine the appropriation of funds, a power vested in Congress by the framers of our Constitution," "This issue is not about strengthening our border security, a goal that I support" External link

eurasiareviewFriday, March 15, 2019 3:36:00 AM CET

Charles Schumer said (about Donald Trump): "He [Trump] declared an emergency because he lost [the battle for wall funding] in Congress and wants to get around it," "He's obsessed with showing strength, and he couldn't just abandon his pursuit of the border wall. So he had to trample on the Constitution" External link

eurasiareviewFriday, March 15, 2019 3:36:00 AM CET

Rand Paul told: "I can’t vote to give the president the power to spend money that hasn’t been appropriated by Congress," External link

news-yahooThursday, March 14, 2019 1:54:00 PM CET

Mitt Romney said: “This is constitutional question, it’s a question about the balance of power that is core to our constitution,” “This is not about the president,” External link

brownsvilleheraldFriday, March 15, 2019 7:10:00 AM CET

Jane Sanders told: “so there could not even be an appearance of impropriety,” External link

theolympianFriday, March 15, 2019 4:13:00 AM CET

Joseph Dunford added: "It's a security challenge, not a military threat," External link

thehillFriday, March 15, 2019 1:04:00 AM CET

Jerry Moran said (about Mike Lee): "I think the basic premise of Mike [Lee's] bill is correct," "The way to do it constitutionally is to let the president declare an emergency, allow it to run 30 days, unless you have a vote of approval" External link

newsweekThursday, March 14, 2019 9:31:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: "I don't know what the vote will be. It doesn't matter. I will probably have to veto," External link

rttnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 8:58:00 PM CET

Tom Cotton said: "When hundreds of thousands of foreigners arrive at the southern border and demand entry, that's not migration. That's an emergency and a threat to our sovereignty" External link

eurasiareviewFriday, March 15, 2019 3:36:00 AM CET

Donald Trump adds: “anybody going against border security, drug trafficking, human trafficking, that’s a bad vote” External link

bostonThursday, March 14, 2019 4:24:00 AM CET

Lamar Alexander told: "I hope the only signal it sends is that there are some of us who view our oath to the Constitution in the way that I view it," External link

newsweekThursday, March 14, 2019 9:31:00 PM CET

Tammy Duckworth said (about Donald Trump): “Donald Trump’s declaration was a reckless and unprecedented abuse of presidential power,” External link

suntimesThursday, March 14, 2019 8:53:00 PM CET

Lamar Alexander insisted: "I support the president on border security," External link

news-yahooThursday, March 14, 2019 7:19:00 PM CET

Thom Tillis said: "I, for one, am going to work on that and hopefully gain consensus on a bipartisan basis after the temperatures have cooled," External link

news-yahooFriday, March 15, 2019 2:26:00 AM CET

Charles Schumer said: "I'm thankful that Republican Senators did the right thing" "Let's hope that these votes this week are green shoots. Republicans out of courage, out of principle and maybe out of exasperation are beginning to constrain the president when he goes too far" External link

politicoFriday, March 15, 2019 5:05:00 AM CET

Mitt Romney said: “I am seriously concerned that overreach by the Executive Branch is an invitation to further expansion and abuse by future president,” External link

politicoFriday, March 15, 2019 5:05:00 AM CET

Beto O Rourke said: “I could care less about your party persuasion,” External link

heraldonlineFriday, March 15, 2019 5:22:00 AM CET

Charles Schumer said: "He had to trample on the Constitution to continue his fight," External link

nbcnewsThursday, March 14, 2019 9:26:00 PM CET

Charles Schumer said: "Some senators are in search of a fig leaf," External link

nbcnewsWednesday, March 13, 2019 10:54:00 PM CET

Lisa Murkowski said: "My concern is really about the institution of the Congress," External link

news-yahooThursday, March 14, 2019 5:48:00 PM CET

Lamar Alexander said: "It is inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution because, after the American Revolution against a king, our founders chose not to create a chief executive with the power to tax the people and spend their money any way he chooses," External link

news-yahooThursday, March 14, 2019 5:48:00 PM CET

Susan Collins said: "I see them as two totally unrelated issues that just happened to occur this week," External link

newsweekThursday, March 14, 2019 9:31:00 PM CET

Nancy Pelosi said (about Donald Trump): “The House will not take up this legislation to give President Trump a pass [on the emergency declaration],” External link

voanewsThursday, March 14, 2019 6:17:00 PM CET

Angus King said: "It's an important legal statement," External link

businessdayThursday, March 14, 2019 8:52:00 PM CET

Lindsey Graham said: “I said there’s some people who want to talk to you, they have some concerns about the emergency declaration,” “Hell, if I was him, I would have told us to go to hell” External link

nytimesThursday, March 14, 2019 4:55:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: “It won’t be overturned and the legal scholars say it’s totally constitutional,” “It is, pure and simple, a vote for border security,” External link

thejournalThursday, March 14, 2019 9:13:00 PM CET

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  • Senate rebukes Trump on border emergency, president vows veto
  • Gardner sides with Trump as Senate rejects emergency declaration to build border wall
  • Overnight Defense: Senate rejects border emergency in rebuke to Trump | Acting Pentagon chief grilled on wall funding | Warren confronts chief over war fund budget
  • ...
  • Senate rebukes Trump on border emergency; U.S. president vows veto
  • Senate deals blow to Trump in vote to terminate border emergency
  • Lamar Alexander, six other GOP senators trying to block Trump from using his emergency powers to build the border wall

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