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Senate Fails to Override Veto on Border Emergency Declaration

The upper chamber failed to garner enough votes Thursday to override President Trump's veto which reaffirms the border emergency declaration.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, which he says allows him to redirect federal funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, will stay in effect after the U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to override his veto of legislation terminating the executive action. 

The Senate voted 53-36 on whether to override the veto that Trump issued on Tuesday of legislation approved by the Senate and House of Representatives to kill his controversial border emergency. 

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