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Senate majority blocks Trump's emergency declaration

Clip: 03/14/2019 | 6m 57s

The Senate defied President Trump on Thursday, with 12 Republicans helping form a decisive majority to block his declaration of a national emergency over immigration. But the 59-41 vote wasn't a large enough majority to overturn a veto, and Trump vowed immediately to use one--the first of his presidency. Judy Woodruff talks to Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor about the "stunning rebuke."

Aired: 03/14/19

Rating: NR

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