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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Arkansas senators back Trump on emergency declaration

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 3:11 PM

More evidence that Arkansas is ruled by the Trump Party. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton voted to support Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. They were on the losing side.

The Senate voted 59-41 to overturn his declaration. He's indicated he'll veto the action and the votes aren't there to override him. Cotton channeled Trump in defending the action in a floor speech.

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