Twelve Republicans joined Democrats in the Senate to pass the measure, concerned that the president had overstepped his authority. Trump repeated his view that a crisis existed at the border, called the resolution reckless and said he was proud to veto it. Trump was flanked by border officials and people whose relatives were killed by someone who was in the United States illegally. Democrats deny there is an emergency at the border, saying border crossings are at a four-decade low. Trump made a border wall a central promise of his 2016 campaign for the White House.
Source: bd News24 March 15, 2019 22:52 UTC