Media predicting 'defeat' for Trump on border emergency vote

The media are already creating a narrative that, no matter the final disposition of Donald Trump's declaration of a border emergency, the president is on "the brink of defeat." Politico's headline is extraordinarily misleading: "Trump on brink of defeat on border emergency." Just one more Senate Republican is needed to block Trump's emergency declaration, though even critics are reluctant to buck the president. President Donald Trump is on the verge of a bipartisan rejection of his emergency declaration at the border in what would be an embarrassing rebuke by a Congress opposed to his immigration agenda. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) on Monday night said he would join Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine, along with 47 Senate Democrats to block Trump's attempts to secure billions for his border wall after lawmakers effectively stiffed him.  Now just one more GOP senator's support for a...(Read Full Post)
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