Why Trump didn’t stop a GOP revolt on his border emergency

POLITICO - 03-14

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The president’s haphazard persuasion efforts led to an embarrassing rebuff on the Senate floor. On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump sent out a pointed missive ahead of the Senate’s vote to block his emergency declaration: “A vote for today’s resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!“