Transcript for Senate potentially has votes to block national emergency declaration
Go to Washington now where the president's emergency declaration to build. A wall along the southern border is getting some push back on the senate side is setting the stage for his first possible veto. Want to Zach is asked the White House for us this morning to see my friends. D'antoni still. You actually asked the president in the Oval Office if he thought Republicans would support the joint resolution to invalidate. His emergency declaration and that what and he said. That's right this slip the last time we heard from president trump in the Oval Office before he went to Vietnam and and he told me at that time that he thought Republicans a way to stick by him we didn't know. If there would be enough Republican support for this a joint resolution. That would invalidate president trumps work on the border wall. We found out today the big headline is with senator Rand Paul now saying that he simply can not to continue to support. In his words an overreach of the executive branch. He will be voting in favor of this democratically sponsored bill so it is now going to pass because senator cook Susan Collins of Maine. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are all also on March there may be now some additional Republicans that come lined. Line as well now that they know that it's going to pass and they're not going to be the ones issuing that deciding vote. President from Abbott time also said that if it were to make it to his desk which it now looks like it well he would 100%. Veto it. Nancy mention that would be the very first veto of the trump administration. The fight continues there in Washington and Lana. Another headline on the Sunday morning after the Michael calling hearing them I'm much anticipated Michael Cohen hearing the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Telling our George Stephanopoulos that he able demand documents from over sixty current and former trump administration officials what's the latest on that. When this. A very big deal he's he's talking about people here at the White House. People at the Department of Justice members of the the trumpet business organization as well as. Members of the first family that he's going to be requesting documents from all of them and we heard from white house Press Secretary cirrus Sanders in a paper statement just a little bit ago she says that they have received that letter and that the White House Counsel's Office is going to be reviewing and responding to it at the appropriate time. Stephanie all right ABC's lot of Zack at the White House thank you so much.
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