US President Donald Trump suffers humiliating defeat after Senators and fellow Republicans vote to terminate the President’s declaration of an emergency over the border wall

US President Donald Trump suffered a humiliating defeat today, after Senators voted to end the state of emergency over the Mexico wall unilaterally declared by the President in recent weeks.

Trump’s embarrassment was exacerbated by the fact that many of those who voted against his decision were fellow Republicans.

The President soon took to Twitter, his favourite medium of venting increasingly frequent frustrations, by stating that he will veto the Senate’s...
source: The Liberal

2019-03-15 01:43
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