Trump issues his first presidential veto, striking down Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration for a border wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump vetoed the resolution on Friday aimed at terminating his national emergency declaration to build physical barriers along the US-Mexico border from funds previously appropriated elsewhere.

It is the first veto of the Trump presidency, after the Senate issued a stern rebuke of the administration’s efforts to make good on a 2016 campaign promise to build the wall.

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