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“If Republicans don’t stand up to President Trump now, they never will.” – Pili Tobar on Senate GOP’s Failure to Override Trump’s Veto on Emergency Declaration Power Grab

The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the Senate vote yesterday attempting to override President Trump’s veto of a resolution to stop his emergency declaration used to raid military funding in order to build a few miles of the border wall. The 53-36 vote in favor of … Continue reading »

Will GOP Senators Ever Show Courage?

America’s Voice Urges Senators Ernst, Perdue, McConnell, Tillis, Cornyn and others to Stand Up for Constitution and Constituents on #FakeTrumpEmergency The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Today, the Senate will have a vote on whether or not to override Trump’s veto of the bipartisan bill to stop the … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry on Veto of “Emergency” Declaration Resolution: “Trump Thinks He’s Above the Law and Can Rule as a Monarch.”

Last night President Trump vetoed a bipartisan measure aimed at overturning Trump’s ‘national emergency’ declaration that has led to $3.6 billion in military projects approved by Congress being redirected to border wall construction.  According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:  Trump is thumbing his nose at the Constitution, at the military, at the … Continue reading »

Key Republicans Dissent In Vote to Revoke #FakeTrumpEmergency as Senate Acts to Protect Constitution, Constituents and Military Families

The U.S. Senate had an opportunity yesterday to revoke Trump’s fake national emergency declaration – the political tool the president has used to defund military construction projects and FEMA for his autographed vanity project, the wasteful, ineffective and expensive border wall. Fifty-four Senators stood up for their constituents, military families and the role of Congress … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Vote Recommendation: Vote “Yes” on S.J. Res. 54 to Revoke Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

Douglas Rivlin: “Senators should vote ‘Yes’ and stand with the Constitution and their constituents instead of enabling the political obsessions of this dangerously unfit president.” Today, September 25th, the U.S. Senate will vote on S.J.Res.54 – a joint resolution to revoke the national emergency declared by President Trump in February 2019, which the President used … Continue reading »

Ads Target Texas Senator John Cornyn Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator John Cornyn accountable for … Continue reading »

Ads Target North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Today’s Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator Thom Tillis accountable for … Continue reading »

 Ads Target Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Wednesday’s Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on Wednesday on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator Mitch McConnell … Continue reading »

 Ads Target Georgia Senator David Perdue Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Wednesday’s Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on Wednesday on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator David Perdue … Continue reading »

Ads Target Iowa Senator Joni Ernst Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator Joni Ernst accountable for … Continue reading »