House Votes to Block Trump's Fake Border Emergency | Tuesday News Break
The next couple of days will be flooding with news. Here’s what we’re following.
The House has voted to block Trump’s fake emergency.
The House voted today, 245-182, with 13 Republicans voting Yea, to block Donald Trump’s unconstitutional and fake emergency declaration to try build a vanity wall as a monument for his racism. The bill now heads to the Senate, which must bring it to the floor within 18 days. A few GOP Senators, namely Susan Collins (ME), Lisa Murkowski (AK), and Thom Tillis (NC), have already said they will back the resolution of ending the fake emergency. This puts Democrats just one vote short of reaching a majority, assuming every Democratic and independent senator votes for the disapproval.
Wednesday is Michael Cohen Sings Day.
Cohen spoke to the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed door meeting today, and he will speak behind closed doors to House Intel tomorrow. But tomorrow, on Wednesday, Cohen will testify in public to the House Oversight Committee in what promises to be a blockbuster hearing. As Trump’s former fixer, Cohen knows, in proverbial terms at least, where the bodies are buried.
Perhaps that is why Republican members of Congress and the White House are engaging in open threats and witness tampering.
Tomorrow’s hearing starts at 10 am Eastern, 7 am Pacific. Those of us on the left coast won’t be able to sleep in.
Last night US time, Indian warplanes entered Pakistani airspace and dropped bombs on what India claims was a large terrorist training camp. India says the raid was in response to a suicide bombing in Kashmir earlier this month. The tension between the nuclear powered neighbors is high, but with India claiming its actions were a response to an earlier attack and Pakistan insisting the bombing did no real damage, a large armed conflict doesn’t seem too likely. Keep your fingers crossed.
So who’s joining us for the watch party bright and early tomorrow?
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