Reuters reports the US Senate introduced a bipartisan resolution on Thursday to block President Donald Trump’s US-Mexico border emergency declaration.
The disagreement involving border security and Trump’s long-promised wall led to the longest partial US government shutdown in December, and in the end, Trump could not work up enough support for the $5.7 billion he has requested to build the wall.
Trump warned Republican lawmakers not to vote for the new Senate resolution in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity.
The president said voting against him would leave lawmakers in “great jeopardy” politically with voters.
Republican Senator Susan Collins and Democrat Tom Udall, sponsors of the bipartisan measure, said Congress needs to prevent Trump from circumventing the U.S. Constitution.
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