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  • Legal Scholars Discuss President Trump and the Constitution
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    President Trump and the Constitution

    The American Political Science Association held a discussion on constitutional issues in the Trump administration and what they could mean for U.S. democracy. Legal scholars discussed whether the U.S.…

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  • Executive Privilege and Congressional Oversight
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    Executive Privilege and Congressional Oversight

    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on executive privilege and the role that congressional oversight plays. The legal experts testifying before Congress offered their expert…

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  • House Debate on Veto Override of Border Emergency Resolution
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    House Debate on Veto Override of Border Emergency Resolution

    The House debated overriding President Trump’s veto of a joint resolution to terminate his February 15, 2019, declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. A veto requires…

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  • Border Security National Emergency Declaration
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    Border Security National Emergency Declaration

    The Cato Institute hosted a discussion about President Trump’s border security national emergency declaration. They talked about the constitutional and statutory implications and made…

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  • Washington Journal Jeffrey Rosen Discusses the Constitution and Separation of Powers
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    Jeffrey Rosen on the Constitution and Separation of Powers

    Jeffrey Rosen spoke by phone about the Founding Fathers' intent when establishing the three co-equal branches of government.

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question “Are the three branches of government equal?”

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  • President Trump Issues First Veto on Resolution Blocking National Emergency Declaration
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    Border Security National Emergency Resolution Veto

    President Trump signed the first veto of his presidency by rejecting a resolution that would have terminated his national emergency declaration for the U.S.-Mexico border. Vice President…

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  • Senators Lee Tillis and Schumer on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Senators Lee, Tillis and Schumer on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    Senators Lee (R-UT), Tillis (R-NC), Schumer (D-NY) debate a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Senators on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Senators on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Tom Udall (D-CO), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) debate terminating President Trumps declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico…

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  • Senator McConnell on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Senator McConnell on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), speaking on the chamber floor, said he would vote against the resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s vote in favor of a House-passed resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s vote in favor of a House-passed resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at…

    771 views
  • Senate Debate on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Senate Debate on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    The Senate debated a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Senators Cornyn and Shaheen on Terminating National Emergency Declaration
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    Senators Cornyn and Shaheen on Terminating National Emergency Declaration

    Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) spoke about the resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration allowing funds to be reprogrammed to the…

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  • Senators Kaine and Tester on Terminating National Emergency Declaration
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    Senators Kaine and Tester on Terminating National Emergency Declaration

    Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Jon Tester (D-MT) addressed the resolution terminating President’s Trump’s national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Senator Tom Cotton on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Senator Tom Cotton on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke on the chamber floor about the resolution to terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Senator Schumer on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Senator Schumer on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the Senate floor about the resolution terminating President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Open Phones on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Open Phones on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the Senate voting 59-41 to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border. The president was expected to…

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  • Alex Bolton on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration
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    Alex Bolton on Terminating Border Emergency Declaration

    The Hill senior staff writer Alex Bolton previewed Senate debate and a vote on a resolution to terminate President Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border national emergency declaration.

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  • Senator Reed on Support of Termination Resolution
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    Senator Reed on Support of Termination Resolution

    Senate Armed Services Ranking Member Jack Reed spoke in support of a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration to pull funds from military construction for a…

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