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US President Donald Trump speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2019. - Trump unveiled a review of US missile defense capabilities Thursday that aims to counter threats from North Korea and Iran while adapting to ever more sophisticated weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

Here are some of the Republican senators' respective statements on why they went against Trump.

Rand Paul said he would vote to block Trump’s national emergency, making passage of the bill likely

Paul joins three other Republican senators who announced they support blocking the emergency, creating a majority in the Senate.

Sen. Lindsey Graham says diverted national emergency funds would be better spent on border wall than building Kentucky middle school

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham led the charge of lawmakers Sunday sounding off on President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency.

‘SNL’ mocked Trump’s border wall national emergency — and Trump wasn’t happy

Alec Baldwin appeared as Trump delivering an announcement in the White House's Rose Garden about the "fake" national emergency.
President Donald Trump departs after declaring a national emergency at the US-Mexico border while speaking about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on February 15, 2019.

Trump’s national emergency for border wall will ‘quickly’ face legal challenges and sets a dangerous precedent, experts say

"There is an immense danger in a president declaring a national emergency because his policy preferences are not shared by Congress."

Trump’s 2014 comments criticizing Obama for taking executive action ‘because he is unable to negotiate w/ Congress’ are coming back ...

Several 2014 remarks from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence resurfaced in the wake of Trump's national emergency declaration.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat.

Democrats respond to Trump’s national emergency declaration by calling for executive action to address gun violence and climate change

"100 people die from guns every day," Democratic Sen. Christ Murphy tweeted. "That's a national emergency."
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi while joined by Vice President Mike Pence before delivering the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Republican and Democratic lawmakers are squaring off for a brawl over Trump’s pending national-emergency declaration

President Donald Trump's move toward a national-emergency declaration has not gone unnoticed — either with Republicans or with Democrats.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund the border wall, argues that he should declare one on gun violence inste...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed President Donald Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without congressional approval.
President Donald Trump talks with a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agent while participating in a tour of US-Mexico border wall prototypes.

Trump will declare a national emergency to build his border wall. Here’s what could happen next.

The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to secure more border-wall funds.