The Senate on Thursday voted to terminate President Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the southern border, approving the resolution 59-41. The House voted in favor of the move last month. The vote is widely seen as an embarrassing rebuke on Trump, but the president has said he intends to veto the resolution — the first veto of his presidency. Trump reportedly worked behind the scenes to earn Republican support on the vote and avoid a high number of defections. Republican Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), and Roger Wicker (Miss.) joined Democrats and nine other Republicans at the last minute to support the termination. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) voted against it, despite previously planning to vote for the resolution.
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