By Robert A. Vella
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a resolution against President Trump’s national emergency declaration intended to build his border wall project by circumventing Congress’ constitutional authority. If it passes, the U.S. Senate must also vote on the resolution within 18 days forcing Republicans to make a difficult choice. Although, it is expected to pass both chambers, the resolution probably won’t garner enough votes to override a veto.
Also today, Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed hearing. Tomorrow, he will testify in an open hearing before the House Oversight Committee; and, on Thursday, he’ll testify in a closed hearing before the House Intelligence Committee. Tomorrow’s testimony will likely be politically damaging to the president.
Tensions rise in Kashmir
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has…
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