Donald Trump to the Senate's decision to vote 59-41 in favor of a resolution expressing his disapproval of the illegal immigration "crisis" in the southern border with a simple, one word tweet: "VETO!"

United States of America border wall built, bringing the resolution to his desk and forcing him to exercise his powers to office.

"I look forward to VETOING the just passed Democrat inspired Resolution which would be OPEN BORDERS while increasing Crime, Drugs, and Trafficking in our Country," he said with a second tweet. "Border Security and our desperately needed WALL!"


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As we await Trump's Oval Office Appearance – where it is expected to sign a veto of the congressional measure to end its emergency declaration.

Republicans joined Democrats in the Senate to overturn the president's declaration of a national emergency. It was a 59-41 vote with Senate passing a measure to rescind Trump's national emergency declaration. It's worth nothing that 12 Republicans defied the president.

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