Sen. Ed Markey: Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency ‘A Clear Usurpation of Congressional Authority’

CNS News | 2/25/2019 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration is “a clear usurpation of congressional authority,” and he predicts when it goes to the courts, the Democrats will have “a very strong case” that it was “an unconstitutional action.”

“It's a clear usurpation of congressional authority. There will be a resolution of disapproval which most likely will pass in the House of Representatives this week. Then it will come over to the United States Senate,” he said.

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Markey said “even if there are a small handful of Republicans who are willing to vote” for the resolution, Trump said he will veto it, “and then it will come back to the House and Senate, and I believe it is highly unlikely that there will be two-thirds of the House and Senate who will vote that way given the base...
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