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Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

Feb. 22, 2019 11:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump's first veto. The...

The Latest: Trump vows veto if border resolution passed

Feb. 22, 2019 11:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is pledging a veto if Congress passes a resolution blocking his use of a national...

GOP senators to watch on Trump's emergency declaration

Feb. 22, 2019 9:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his declaration of a national emergency. Enough Republicans are chewing over whether to support Trump's plan...

Trump pledges veto if Congress passes resolution blocking his emergency declaration for border funding

Feb. 22, 2019 3:11 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump pledges veto if Congress passes resolution blocking his emergency declaration for border funding.

Ashland clears way for Uber, Lyft to launch services

Feb. 22, 2019 1:25 AM EST

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials in a southwestern Oregon city have cleared the way for Uber and Lyft to begin operation. The Ashland Daily Tidings reports the Ashland City Council on Tuesday overruled the mayor's veto of an ordinance that allows for ride-hailing services. The code changes will go into...

Assembly leader says 'too early to tell' on veto override

Feb. 21, 2019 1:31 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says it's "too early to tell" if lawmakers will attempt an override of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' veto of a GOP middle class income tax cut bill. Evers vetoed the bill Wednesday and Republicans don't have enough votes to override it. Evers...

GOP resistance means new Kansas governor off to rocky start

Feb. 20, 2019 10:54 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's election created a national buzz about a possible shift to the left in Kansas politics, but many Republicans remain unimpressed and feel little pressure to take up her big initiatives. The GOP-dominated Legislature has yet to have committee hearings on her...

Democrats' resolution against Trump emergency coming Friday

Feb. 20, 2019 9:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution's separation...

Oklahoma Legislature hurries gun carry bill to new governor

Feb. 20, 2019 5:57 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma adults would be able to carry a gun without training or a background check under a bill being hurried through the Republican-led Legislature to a new governor who says he'll sign it. The bill vetoed last year by former GOP Gov. Mary Fallin easily passed a Senate committee on...

Wisconsin governor vetoes tax plan; early showdown with GOP

Feb. 20, 2019 5:34 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a GOP income tax cut bill Wednesday in an early showdown with legislative Republicans who had moved to weaken the Democrat's powers just weeks before he took office. Republicans rushed to pass the bill, the first they introduced this year, before Evers...