The Hills Morning Report Trump Senate GOP clash over Yemen border security

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Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on oversight of Customs and Border Protections response to the smuggling of persons at the southern border in Washington. republicans from the white house to congress to north carolina are. Republican lawmakers had hoped a deal on that measure would have helped more of them to back Trumps border emergency in Thursdays vote. With Republicans controlling the Senate 53 47 just four GOP defections would be enough to approve the resolution canceling Trumps border emergency. It would apply to future emergencies but not Trumps current border emergency unless he seeks to renew it next year. The strongest chance of blocking Trumps border emergency is likely several lawsuits filed by Democratic state attorneys general environmental groups and others

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