Joaquin Castro Delivers Smackdown to Cruz and Cornyn for Supporting President's Emergency Declaration

Both Texas senators voted against the resolution by U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro to block President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, drawing a sharp verbal rebuke from the San Antonio Democrat.

Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz declined to join the 12 other GOP senators who crossed the aisle Thursday afternoon to shoot down emergency funding for the president’s border wall along a 59-41 vote. Trump has promised a veto, which lawmakers don’t have enough votes to overturn.…

Original published: 2019-03-14 21:09:00 Read the full San Antonio News here

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