President Trump said Friday that he will veto a resolution brought by House Democrats in an attempt to counter his national emergency declaration over illegal border crossings.
The president told reporters Friday afternoon that he will “100 percent” veto the resolution if it manages to pass both the Democratic-held House and GOP-led Senate, though he expressed confidence that Republican senators would continue to support him in his declaration.
“Will I veto it? 100 percent. 100 percent. And I don’t think it survives a veto. We have too many smart people that want border security, so I can’t imagine if it survives a veto, but i will veto it. Yes,” Trump told reporters.
Pressed on whether congressional Republicans would stand firm in their support for him, Trump expressed confidence, saying “I think they’ll stick.”
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