The u.s. senate voted on Thursday against president Trumps decision whether to continue the state of emergency prevailing in the country, despite the fact that the republicans have the majority in the senate. The state of emergency was declared on the 15th of February for that Trump would be able to get loose from the military money to build the promised wall against Mexico.Trump, for the first time as president to be forced to use its veto after he received the senate against him.
All democrats voted against, and 12 of the 53 republicans. Total voted 59 out of a hundred senators, and now the question remains on how Trump will tackle the outcome.
During Thursday morning, local time, tweeted the president he was prepared to use its veto if necessary. And so, it seems to be. ”VETO!” tweeted the president of the republic after the vote, and, later, that he looks forward to adding his veto, while he thanked the republicans who had voted ”to support the border guards and our wall which is desperately needed!”.https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1106279613431508992?s=20
According to the american legislation, the president has ten days to lay its veto.
early out and announced that they would vote against Trump to revoke the national emergency. It said, amongst other things, senate, Mitt Romney, despite the fact that he, according to the newspaper Politico agree with Trump that there should be a barrier at the mexican border.
– It is a vote for the constitution and to the balance of power at the centre, " he told the newspaper.
the Results of the senate vote is notable for two reasons. Partly because the republicans have the majority in the senate, but despite the fact there were several of the republicans against their president. Already a week before the vote had fourteen republicans announced they would vote against the president, according to CNN.
The second reason is that the result could force Trump to for the first time during his tenure as the president use his right of veto and thus the individual to go against the will of the senate.
– It is no secret that the use of the national nödlaget has generated a lot of discussions, " said senate republican majority leader Mitch McConnell in an interview with the news channel NBC news in the beginning of the week.
But Trump's veto may meet with resistance, according to Reuters news agency. The U.S. house of representatives will most likely on the 26th of march to try to repeal president Donald Trump's expected veto, " said a democrat to the news agency on Thursday evening. In order to repeal a presidential veto requires two thirds of congress voting for it.
it was known that Trump wanted to ask the congress for additional 8.6 billion dollars, the equivalent of just over sek 80 billion, to finance the great wall on the southern border with Mexico, despite the fact that he during his election campaign promised that Mexico itself would stand for the cost of the wall, something Mexico has gone out and said that they refuse to do.
The additional 8.6 billion dollars are the foundation of the national state of emergency, which was launched by Trump and entered into force on 15th February.