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Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration  of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up  a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how  boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal. The Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump’s February proclamation of a  border emergency, which he invoked to spend $3.6 billion more for border  barriers than Congress had approved.…