Trump is losing it because Senate Republicans are going to pass a resolution blocking his national emergency.
Republican Senators are overthinking tomorrow’s vote on National Emergency. It is very simply Border Security/No Crime – Should not be thought of any other way. We have a MAJOR NATIONAL EMERGENCY at our Border and the People of our Country know it very well!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2019
Trump schooling Senate Republicans on how to think is priceless
Trump’s tweet is the first clear signal that the sham deal that he tried to cut with Senate Republicans in which he would promise not to abuse his national emergency powers later if they gave him his national emergency wall today is dead in the water.
The president was correct about one thing. What he is asking for is simple if one doesn’t think about laws, the Constitution, separation of powers, of government functions. If one takes all of those critical points out of the discussion and boils it down to Trump wants a wall. Republicans give him a wall. It’s easy.
Donald Trump is ignoring the unprecedented and unconstitutional expansion of power that he is asking the Senate to sign off on.
Typing national emergency in all caps doesn’t make it true. Just as creating an imaginary crisis on the border doesn’t equal a national emergency.
Trump is trying to save face because his “national emergency” is looking like it is heading for defeat in the Senate.
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