President Donald Trump revealed what is anticipated to be his very first governmental veto in a tweet.
The president explained Thursday afternoon that he would ban a Congressional step that rebuked his statement of a nationwide emergency situation at the nation’s southern border with an easy, one word, tweet.
“VETO!” he composed soon after 2pm CT on Thursday.
— Donald J. Trump(@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2019
The tweet followed the Senate voted 59 to 41 — with numerous Republicans signing up with Democrats– to obstruct the emergency situation statement. The vote tally programs, nevertheless, that they do not have adequate votes to bypass the guaranteed veto from the president.
The president had actually signified his intents in a variety of tweets over the previous a number of days.
“Prominent legal scholars concur that our actions to attend to the National Emergency at the Southern Border and to secure the American individuals are both CONSTITUTIONAL and EXPRESSLY licensed by Congress . “he composed in a series of tweets previously on Thursday.”. If, at a later date, Congress wishes to upgrade the law, I will support those efforts, however today’s concern is BORDER SECURITY and Crime!!! Don’t vote with Pelosi!”
He included :
“An elect today’s resolution by Republican Senators is a choose Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!”
He likewise retweeted a main White House tweet that stated”this is a nationwide emergency situation”with a video of undocumented immigrants crossing the border and on Wednesday stated that Republicans were” overthinking “the vote.
However, the president’s one-word”veto”tweet likewise captured the attention of Twitter, which rapidly joked about it.
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— Dave Itzkoff(@ditzkoff) March 14, 2019
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— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 14, 2019
Trump has 10 days to formally state a veto. Unless he believes this counts.