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    GOP-Controlled Senate Challenges Trump

    For the second time in recent months, several Republicans joined a vote to rebuke President Donald Trump’s friendly policy toward Saudi Arabia. While the measure is unlikely to force the White House to end its military support of Riyadh, it could suggest a developing trend: Today GOP senators are also expected to tip the scale in favor of blocking Trump’s declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    What will Trump do? If today’s measure passes, he’ll likely veto it — especially since talks collapsed between Republican senators and the White House on separate legislation limiting presidential emergency powers.

    Read this OZY opinion from a Republican urging the GOP to defy Trump.

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