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Outrage Builds In Texas with Cornyn, Cruz Support of Trump’s Wall as Property Set to Be Seized, Military Funds Diverted

The political costs of standing with President Trump and against the Constitution and American voters on Trump’s border wall are mounting for Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn. The federal government is advancing towards the Texas land seizures necessary for construction and the impact on military projects to divert funds to the wall are coming … Continue reading »

Outrage Builds with GOP Support of Trump’s Wall as Property Set to Be Seized, Military Funds Diverted

The political costs of standing with President Trump and against the Constitution and American voters on Trump’s border wall are mounting. The federal government is advancing towards the Texas land seizures necessary for construction and the impact on military projects to divert funds to the wall are coming into sharper focus. In a story titled, … Continue reading »

GOP Senators Gave Green Light for Trump to Raid Military Budget to Fund Wall; Red Lights Flashing as States Fear Impact

Many of the 41 Republican Senators who voted to stand with President Trump and his fake emergency declaration, instead of with the constitution or their constituents, have been coming in for heavy national and state criticism. In particular, Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ben Sasse (R-NE), and Thom Tillis (R-NC) are facing deserved … Continue reading »

State and National Editorial Boards Slam 41 GOP Senators for Standing with Trump Over the Constitution

Following yesterday’s stunning rebuke of Trump’s national emergency declaration in the Senate by a margin of 59-41, a number of editorial boards have weighed in. The key themes: those who stood up to the President are patriots who care about the Constitutional separation of powers, those who didn’t caved to a President who uses autocratic … Continue reading »

An Embarrassing Rebuke for a Weak President, As Trump’s Losing Streak on Xenophobia Continues

“This is a weak president with little to run on in 2020 besides spreading lies, stoking fear and exploiting racial grievance.” — Frank Sharry The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, after the Senate’s passage of a resolution blocking President Trump’s emergency declaration for border wall construction: Both the … Continue reading »

America’s Voice: Senators Should Vote YES on Resolution to Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Frank Sharry: “It’s a fake national emergency to justify a fake solution which most likely will be supported by some fake constitutional conservatives” America’s Voice strongly recommends a YES vote on H.J.Res.46, a resolution already passed by the House to block President Trump’s unconstitutional and unpopular national emergency declaration for border wall construction. According to … Continue reading »

Senate GOP Preparing Fake Excuse to Give Fake Constitutional Conservatives Reason to Back Trump’s Fake Emergency

That Sound You Hear? GOP Principles Crumbling Under the Weight of Trump As the Washington Post reports, Republican Senators are working with the Trump Administration on legislation “that tries to claw back some emergency powers to Congress,” noting that such a bill “would give Republicans who are uneasy about the constitutionality of the Feb. 15 … Continue reading »

Local Voices Call on GOP Senators to Stand with Constitution and American People Against Trump’s Border Wall Power Grab

Trump’s national emergency declaration to build his border wall is facing stiff headwinds around the country. Public opinion is running strongly against the President putting GOP Senators in a bind: stand with voters or stand with the President, whose Twitter finger they fear.  America’s Voice just launched digital ads to target specific Senators ahead of … Continue reading »

Greg Sargent of Wash Post: How Emergency Declaration Power Grab Fits into Trump’s Ugly Re-election Strategy:

As we’ve been noting, ahead of this week’s Senate vote on the resolution to block Trump’s unconstitutional emergency declaration, the Trump administration has been relying on a vicious cycle of circular logic and lies to attempt to justify that there’s a crisis that only a border wall will fix. As Greg Sargent of the Washington … Continue reading »

NEW DIGITAL ADS Targeting Gardner, McSally, Perdue and Tillis: Tell Your Senators to Vote YES to Revoke Trump’s Fake National Emergency

Today, America’s Voice launched a new digital advertising campaign uplifting bipartisan voices against Trump’s border wall and urging Americans to call their Senators and ask them to vote yes on a resolution that will revoke Trump’s national emergency declaration. The ads urge constituents to call Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ), and Senator … Continue reading »