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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the Congressional vote supported by some Republicans to end the emergency declaration from President Trump on the border wall featured; Trump tweet "Veto" quoted; details given about the reasons for Republican votes against Trump's request. [Senator Rob PORTMAN- opposes the resolution.] [Seven times, TRUMP - promises Mexico will pay for the wall.] Trump's other plans to pay for the wall enumerated. [Dec. 11, 2018, TRUMP - says he will take the blame for the government shutdown for the wall.] [Jan. 8, 9, TRUMP - explains how easily the shutdown can be solved & make a deal.] What he has said about the border emergency & migrant families reviewed. [TRUMP - says we are building a lot of wall.] [Feb 14, TRUMP - says we have renovated wall.] How this is "serial dishonesty" with no Republican pushback until today noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) Trump's tweet about the vote & veto, what 12 Republicans said about him violating the Constitution, Senator Lindsey Graham's visit to push for a compromise about constitutional concerns & his promised veto tomorrow discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former Trump strategist Dave Urban, Kirsten Powers & Mia Love about the day's vote. [LOVE, URBAN, POWERS - offer views on his this was a vote for Republicans about the Constitution & power for the presidency, the issue of the erosion of Compressional power, the need for a wall as a partial solution for the border, a look at the defections by Republicans from supporting Trump with some reveling their positions due to Trump, how the party needs to hold the president accountable, how the real issue is whether there is a national emergency.]
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