"We may want more money for border security, but Congress didn't authorize it. If we take away those checks and balances, it's a risky thing", he added.
Last week, the Democrat-majority House of Representatives voted 245-182 against the border emergency.
McConnell said he agreed with Republicans who have argued that the declaration could set a precedent for future Democratic presidents to declare emergencies on issues on which they cannot have their way in Congress.
A resolution that would terminate Trump's declaration was passed in the House on February 26 by a vote of 245-182 and with Paul's vote and several other Republican defections, could pass in the Senate.
If the resolution does reach Trump's desk, the US leader has promised to veto it, which would represent his first use of veto powers while in office. And it appears to have at least 51 votes, which is enough to pass in the Senate but not enough to override a presidential veto.
Under the declaration, Trump would divert $3.6bn from military construction to erect more border barriers, having been denied his requested funding by Congress, after a 35-day government shutdown over the issue.
Paul joined GOP Sens. None of the undecided senators can do anything either to spare Trump the inevitable veto or, in all likelihood, to prevent Trump from proceeding with his plans to build the wall.
They treated Prince George and Princess Charlotte to some quality time a t a luxury spa where they had swimming races and a steam. The news comes less than a year after Middleton gave birth to her and William's third child, a little boy named Prince Louis .
The latter resembled the red hats that say "Make America Great Again", which are worn by Trump and supporters of the president. While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out.
The river was 13 feet above flood stage by Wednesday evening, and county officials issued an emergency declaration. A flood warning and a flood watch are in effect Wednesday for parts of the area, the weather service said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had tweeted that it made no difference to Washington , whether Zarif stays or goes. In his Instagram post , Zarif offered a vague "apology" for his "inability to continue" his service.
A source tells ET that Jordyn is "devastated and can't believe how her entire world has flipped upside down so fast". Despite her public appearance, Woods has been "really distraught" over the cheating scandal , a source told People .
I want people to stand up and be accountable but I don't want anyone to feel what I'm feeling right now. They were at her home in the evening, when she claimed to discover "evidence" he cheated on her .
The two countries have fought three wars and went to the brink of a fourth in 2002 after a militant attack on India's Parliament. Just weeks before general elections are due in India, the head of Modi's party in India's Karnataka state, B.S.
On Sunday the pair will visit a school in the Atlas mountains aimed at promoting girls' education in rural communities. That is when she revealed her personal opinion that 'I think she's gonna be a great mom, yes she will be great!'
The former Federal Bureau of Investigation official also has stated "it's possible" that Trump could be a Russian asset. The Times responded to Trump's tweet early Wednesday afternoon with a tweet defending its reporting.
As Belinda Bencic fell into a unsafe deficit in the Dubai Championships semifinals, she threw her racket and yelled at herself. However, the 2013 Dubai champion, Kvitova's adeptness has left the Taiwanese player's dream unfulfilled.
When you see that suggestion chip, you can tap it to pull up a card with more information on whatever it is you're talking about. To ease out such complexities, Google has launched Google Assistant - a feature that can assist people whenever needed.
They were among the very few women directors nominated in a year with many feature-length contenders and just as many overlooked. Ali now stars in his first leading TV role as Arkansas police detective Wayne Hays on HBO series " True Detective ".
Despite the early decline on Thursday, however, the value of Nike's stock has increased by 27 percent over the last 12 months. Of course Zion is a freshman, but he plays so far above his first year that he's nearly like a veteran.
LB stock was down about 0.3% during regular trading on Wednesday following a mixed quarter that saw Victoria's Secret underwhelm. L Brands operates 2,943 company-owned specialty stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Greater China.
What led to this moment? Tensions between the two nations have been heightened in recent weeks after a turbulent period of unrest. In response, India carried out an airstrike on a suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed base on the Pakistani side of the border on Tuesday.
The release of pilot Abhinandan is a gesture of peace from Pakistan, in order to de-escalate the soaring tensions with New Delhi . Pakistan retaliated, shooting down two Indian aircraft on Wednesday and capturing a pilot.
Smith continues, as we see a shot of a very concerned Professor X ( James McAvoy ) staring at a levitating, glowing Jean Grey . So even if Disney wasn't buying Fox , this was likely going to be the end for this younger iteration of the X-Men anyway.
Asif Ghafoor, the director general of Pakistan Inter-Services Public Relations, had for his neighbors in India on Tuesday evening. Indian officials said three Pakistani jets had also entered Indian airspace, before being intercepted and forced turned back.
Those who need help, including children, can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. A mother found YouTube videos that she claims offers instructions to children on how to kill themselves.
Nearly 30 years after Do The Right Thing was overlooked in the best picture category, Spike Lee finally won a competitive Oscar. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper performed an intimate duet of "Shallow" from "A Star is Born," which brought Gaga her first Oscar .
The Spirits" best-picture victor has often predicted Oscar , including Moonlight, "Spotlight, Birdman and 12 Years a Slave. The event was filled with fun moments, but the undisputed star of the night was Glenn Close's Havanese pup Pip.
We officially announce that the first shipment of humanitarian aid has now entered our border with Brazil. Later, three members of Venezuela's National Guard deserted their posts and solicited help from Colombia.