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Trump Veto: Emergency Declarations and Democratic-Run House

trump veto: They will also put some Republicans from swing districts and states in a difficult spot, according to CTV. Formally introducing the measure sets up a vote by the full House likely by mid-March, perhaps as soon as next week, because of a timeline spelled out by law. Though the effort seems almost certain to ultimately fall short -- perhaps to a Trump veto -- the votes will let Democrats take a defiant stance against Trump that is sure to please liberal voters. Initial passage by the Democratic-run House seems assured. The law that spells out the rules for emergency declarations seems to require the Senate to address the issue too, but there's never been a congressional effort to block one and some procedural uncertainties remain. The measure would then move to the Republican-controlled Senate, where there may be enough GOP defections for approval. ( As reported in the news.