twelve Republicans voted with the Democrats. President Trump's tweets then just one word: "VETO!"
The U.S. Congress has given President Donald Trump a second setback in just two days: The Trumps Republican-dominated Senate voted on Thursday for a end of the from the President imposed a National state of emergency. Several Republican senators voted for a Resolution of the Democrats that got the necessary majority of votes. Trump announced even before the vote, his Veto - it would be the first Veto of his term of office. Also on Twitter, the U.S. President wrote after the vote, in large letters: "VETO!"
Without the Veto of the President would end the state of emergency, the Trump, the financing of the required wall on the border with Mexico to ensure. The house of representatives, where Democrats have a majority, had adopted the Resolution by the end of February. Trump had not appealed on Thursday a few hours before the vote on Twitter to the Congress, to vote for the Resolution.
A vote for today's resolution by Republican Senator is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 14. March 2019
Nevertheless, twelve members of trump's Republican party with the Opposition voted together against Trumps a state of emergency Declaration.
Only on Wednesday, the Senate had voted against the will Trumps a majority for a Resolution, with the help of the U.S. aid to Saudi Arabia led and highly controversial military operation in Yemen to stop. Seven Republican senators voted together with the Democrats and have obtained the required majority.
A vote of the house of representatives is, and Trump could appeal to an approval of both chambers in Congress, a Veto against this Resolution. Politically, however, this is a clear Signal to the Senate against Trumps rate against Saudi Arabia.
Trump had on 15. February a National emergency declared, to the desired wall on the border to Mexico without parliamentary approval to Fund. The Congress had denied the Republican President the sum of $ 5.7 billion for the construction of the wall and a smaller sum to have been approved.
With the help of the state of emergency Declaration wants to tap into Trump other pots of money, especially at the Ministry of defence to obtain additional billion for the construction of the wall. His action is legal but controversial. The wall on the border to Mexico was a promise of Trumps Central election battle.