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Trump to veto Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez resolution blocking national emergency unless Republicans lend support

Trump to veto Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez resolution blocking national emergency unless Republicans lend supportDonald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his presidency over a national emergency declaration his critics have slammed as an unconstitutional power grab, a senior White House official said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told Fox News Sunday that “the president is going to protect his national emergency declaration”. The president declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall.



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Government Shutdown 2019: Democrats pass funding plan without wall, Trump vows to veto

Government Shutdown 2019: Democrats pass funding plan without wall, Trump vows to vetoOn their first day in the majority, House Democrats on Thursday night passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall.



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Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections bill

Lawmakers override veto of North Carolina elections billRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With Republicans' veto-proof majority ending in days, the North Carolina legislature on Thursday overrode the Democratic governor's veto of legislation that would keep campaign finance investigations confidential and allow the GOP to possibly dump their nominee in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations.



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Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills

Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto billsMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday he's not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power.



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A Citizens’ Veto Could Prevent Or Address ‘Lame-Duck’ Power Grabs In The Future [Opinion]

A Citizens’ Veto Could Prevent Or Address ‘Lame-Duck’ Power Grabs In The Future [Opinion]Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are attempting to usurp the will of voters, who sent Democratic candidates to their respective state gubernatorial offices last November, by removing powers they were totally comfortable seeing previous Republican governors wield.



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Mnuchin Touts Trump's Call For Unconstitutional Line-Item Veto

Mnuchin Touts Trump's Call For Unconstitutional Line-Item VetoWASHINGTON ― Congress should somehow reinstate the line-item veto even though



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Trump Threatens To Veto Spending Bill Over Border Wall Funding, Then Signs It

Trump Threatens To Veto Spending Bill Over Border Wall Funding, Then Signs ItWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Friday said he might veto the



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Freedom Caucus, Fox News Triggered Trump's Spending Bill Veto Threat

Freedom Caucus, Fox News Triggered Trump's Spending Bill Veto ThreatWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday signed a government spending



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President Trump explains why he didn’t follow through on threat to veto $1.3 trillion spending bill

President Trump explains why he didn’t follow through on threat to veto $  1.3 trillion spending billOn Friday, President Trump signed a $ 1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill into law. After signing it, he explained why he didn’t veto the bill as previously threatened, citing the need to increase military spending.



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After veto threat, Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill

After veto threat, Trump signs $  1.3 trillion spending bill“I was thinking about doing the veto, but because of the incredible gains that we’ve been able to make for the military, that overrode anything,” said Trump.



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