President TrumpDonald John TrumpGary Cohn says Trump commerce adviser the one economist in world who believes in tariffs Home transportation committee chairman threatens to subpoena Boeing, FAA communication Pentagon units new limits on transgender service members MORE on Thursday delivered a concise response to the Senate’s vote to nix his nationwide emergency on the southwest border: “VETO!”
Trump tweeted the message minutes after the Republican-controlled Senate handed a decision of disapproval 59-41, a stinging rebuke that may tee up the president utilizing his veto powers for the primary time.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2019
The president has not but formally vetoed the measure, which has not been enrolled and delivered to the White Home, however was as an alternative reiterating his plans to take action.
A dozen Republicans broke with Trump and voted with all Democrats to go the decision, with many saying the emergency declaration violated the Structure’s separation of powers.
Trump has framed the vote as a referendum on his immigration insurance policies and harangued GOP senators to face by his facet, saying the problem will play effectively within the 2020 election.