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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.
President Donald Trump.

The Senate is poised to reject Trump’s national emergency declaration, but the White House has promised to veto

Even with a Trump veto, a GOP-led Senate resolution would deal a huge blow to the president on one of his most controversial decisions.

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.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

A top GOP senator won’t vote for Trump attorney general nominee William Barr over concerns he’ll condone spying on US citizens

"I'm a no," Paul said on Monday. "[Barr has] been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of US citizens."

Republicans are furious over Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria

"I'm not saying we need to be in Syria forever," Sen. Lindsey Graham. "I'm saying now's not time to leave."

US senators furious with Saudi Arabia after classified briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel

"Saudi Arabia is a strategic ally and the relationship is worth saving, but not at all costs," Sen. Lindsey Graham said

Republican Patrick Morrisey is betting that bipartisanship is dead in his Senate race against Democrat Joe Manchin in deep-red West Virginia

"I’m the polar opposite of flip-flopper Joe Manchin. Literally, you should go online and see this. If you go online you start to see the memes..." Morrisey said.
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Broadcom says there’s a ‘fraudulent’ memo about it circulating among Senators that’s not really from the Pentagon

The Department of Defense said the memo circulating among Senate members is "likely a fraudulent document."

Rand Paul has suddenly emerged as one of Trump’s biggest allies on Russia

Republican Sen. Rand Paul was once one of President Donald Trump's harshest critics, particularly during the 2016 presidential election, but in recent weeks he's become one of the president's biggest supporters when it comes to Russia.

Rand Paul just alleviated one of Trump’s biggest concerns about his Supreme Court pick’s confirmation

"Of course, my vote is not a single-issue vote, and much of my reading and conversation has been in trying to figure out exactly how good Judge Kavanaugh will be on other issues before the Court," he said.