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US House votes again to terminate national emergency on southern border

A majority of the US House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate a national emergency on the southern border that President Donald Trump declared in February.

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The measure has now been sent to the White House for Trump’s expected veto, Reuters reported.

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The Senate approved the measure earlier this week. However, Trump used the very first veto of his presidency this March to strike down a similar measure that had cleared the House and Senate. Congress was unable to muster the votes to override that veto.

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