The Senate on Thursday voted in favor of a resolution to “terminate” President Trump’s national emergency declaration. The vote marks a stunning bipartisan rebuke of the president, who last month used his executive privilege to circumvent Congress and fund the construction of a wall along the southern border. Though the GOP holds a 53-47 advantage over Democrats in the Senate, the measure passed by a vote of 59-41, with 12 members of Trump’s own party voting against him.
All Republicans have voted. A dozen crossed Trump: Alexander, Blunt, Collins, Lee, Moran, Murkowski, Paul, Portman, Romney, Rubio, Toomey, and Wicker.
— Cameron Joseph (@cam_joseph) March 14, 2019
Introduced by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), the bill passed overwhelmingly in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives