And it’s official: Trump vetoes resolution to end his national emergency declaration

And it’s official: Trump vetoes resolution to end his national emergency declaration
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[Ed. – As previewed Thursday in his one-word tweet.]

President Trump issued the first veto of his presidency Friday afternoon against a resolution passed by the House and Senate to end the national emergency declaration on border security. Twelve Senate Republicans sided with Democrats on the issue.

“Today I am vetoing this resolution. Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution and I have the duty to veto it,” Trump said from the Oval Office.

“People hate the word invasion, but that’s what it is,” Trump continued, calling the resolution “dangerous” and “reckless.”

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