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12 Republicans join with Senate Democrats to pass resolution disapproving President Trump's border-emergency declaration

12 Republicans join with Senate Democrats to pass resolution disapproving President Trump's border-emergency declaration

), Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah), Jerry Moran (Kan.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rand Paul (Ky.), Rob Portman (Ohio), Mitt Romney (Utah), Marco Rubio (Fla.), Pat Toomey (Pa.), and Roger Wicker (Miss.)

The bill would have amended the National Emergencies Act to give Congress 30 days to extend a presidential emergency declaration.

President Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to both again defend his emergency declaration and to state that he is open to future changes to the National Emergencies Act.

Also on Thursday morning, hours before the Senate vote, Trump blasted any Republicans who would choose to support the disapproval resolution, saying, "A vote for today's resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!"

He reiterated his intention to veto the resolution in a statement Thursday on Twitter: "A big National Emergency vote today by The United States Senate on Border Security & the Wall (which is already under major construction).

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