GOP Sen. Thom Tillis Flips On Trump's Emergency Declaration After Opposing It - News Summed Up

GOP Sen. Thom Tillis Flips On Trump's Emergency Declaration After Opposing It


Enough Republicans stuck to their guns Thursday to pass the resolution that seeks to block Trump’s declaration. But Tillis, a North Carolinian who had loudly gone public with his opposition to the president’s move, was not among them. In a flip-flop that gained much attention, Tillis stayed in Trump’s camp and voted against the measure. ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Thom Tillis, who won his seat in a tight race in 2014, faces a potentially tough re-election battle in 2020. He also cited what he called Trump’s “historic commitment” to amend the emergency declaration law to prevent future abuse of it as a reason he changed his mind.


Source: Huffington Post March 14, 2019 21:45 UTC



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