President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency in order to circumvent Congress and secure funds to build a wall on the Mexican border puts him on a collision course with lawmakers from his own party.
No Republican senator has said they will break ranks and vote in favor of a resolution of disapproval that Democrats are expected to bring to the floor, but there are reasons to expect some defections.
The article goes on to state the following:
A number of Republicans fear Trump’s move will undermine Congress and embolden a future Democratic president to take similar actions.
The Hill lists the 10 Republicans who may vote against President Trump on the national emergency as follows:
- Sen. Susan Collins (Maine)
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)
- Sen. Thom Tillis (N.C.)
- Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.)
- Sen. Cory Gardner (Colo.)
- Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.)
- Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah)
- Sen. Mike Lee (Utah)
- Sen. Jerry Moran (Kan.)
- Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.)
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