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Trump: GOP Senators ‘Overthinking’ Vote on Our ‘MAJOR NATIONAL EMERGENCY’

With the Senate expected to reject President Donald Trump‘s national emergency, POTUS once again took to Twitter with a message to Republican senators.

The White House has been trying to avert defeat. Per the Washington Post, Vice President Mike Pence met with Republican senators yesterday and tried to negotiate:

Key to quelling the GOP revolt is legislation drafted by Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) that tries to claw back some emergency powers to Congress and whether the White House endorses some version of it. That would give Republicans who are uneasy about the constitutionality of the Feb. 15 declaration — yet nervous about publicly rebuking Trump — some political cover to side with the president.

This afternoon, as the Paul Manafort sentencing dominated the news, the president tweeted this message to Republicans about how they’re “overthinking” the vote:

Echoing a similar tweet from last week:

[image via Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images]

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