Tomorrow: Udall To Urge Colleagues To Defend The Constitution And Stand Up To The President’s Power Grab

Tomorrow: Udall To Urge Colleagues To Defend The Constitution And Stand Up To The President’s Power Grab

Senator’s address precedes vote on Joint Resolution to Block National Emergency Declaration.

WASHINGTON — TOMORROW, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at approximately 10:45 a.m. ET / 8:45 a.m MT, ahead of a historic vote on the bipartisan joint resolution to block the president’s national emergency declaration, U.S. Senator Tom Udall will speak on the Senate floor to urge his colleagues to support the resolution, uphold the separation of powers, and stand up to the president’s unconstitutional power grab.

Udall Statement On Government Funding Agreement

Udall Statement On Government Funding Agreement

Udall has introduced legislation to block the president from using a national emergency declaration to raid funds for his border wall

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, ranking member on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, joined the Senate in voting 83-16 for an agreement to fund the government through September 2019. Udall also responded to reports that President Trump will declare a national emergency in order to raid other funds to build his border wall, after the congressional agreement rejected President Trump’s demands for $5.7 billion in funding for the wall.

AG Balderas’ Statement on President Trump’s Declaration of a Border Emergency

AG Balderas’ Statement on President Trump’s Declaration of a Border Emergency

Albuquerque, NM – “As Attorney General of a border state, I am appalled that the Executive Branch would manufacture an ’emergency’ related to border wall funds, and I will continue to aggressively enforce and defend the rule of law, as I have previously by defending DACA recipients and combatting Trump’s efforts to separate children from their families.”