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House Democrats introduced a resolution on Friday to block President Trump's Feb. 15 emergency declaration on the southern border, according to The Hill. Trump took the step to free up as much as $8 billion in funding for his long-promised southern border wall.
The resolution sponsored by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) had 222 cosponsors.
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The measure is expected to pass the Democratic-held House, but will need to win GOP support to get through the Senate. -The Hill
Trump's emergency declaration has had pushback from several GOP senators, meanwhile - who have warned that it could set a precedent for a future president to declare national emergencies to circumvent Congress down the road on issues such as gun control or climate change.
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Given the GOP support, it's possible that Democrats in the Senate would have the required number of votes needed to pass...
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