Thursday, March 14, 2019
Blunt, Moran, Romney among 12 Republicans voting against Trump's Southern Border Wall emergency
Roy Blunt, R-MO, Jerry Moran, R-Kansas and Mitt Romney, R-Utah were among 12 Republicans who voted for the measure, joining all Democrats and Independents.
Other Republicans voting for the measure were Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, Mike Lee, R-Utah, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Marco Rubio, R-Florida, Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, and Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi.
The measure had already been approved by the House.
President Turmp has indicated he will veto the bill, which will leave the final decision on whether Trump can take money that has already been allocated by Congress, which has the sole authority to appropriate money according to the U. S. Constitution and use it for another purpose to the courts.