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This is about so much more than Trump’s wall

It’s about the Constitutional limits of executive power; a showdown over who controls our government; whether Republicans will stand up for themselves or meekly follow Trump; and a struggle for who we want to be

#TrumpVeto

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We all know the predicate

Trump declares a national emergency because we have a “humanitarian crisis” at our southern border

He claims we need a wall to stop undocumented immigrants, illegal drugs and human trafficking

We also know this is a lie

#FakeNationalEmergency
Border crossings are at historic lows

Most drugs come in through legal ports

People coming here are mainly families, not criminals

And a wall won’t solve these problems

But WOULD mark intolerance for immigrants consistent with Trump’s racist comments that Mexicans are rapists
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The House and Senate resoundingly rejected @realDonaldTrump’s lawless power grab, yet the President has chosen to continue to defy the Constitution, the Congress & the will of the American people. #FakeEmergency
On March 26, the House will once again act to protect our Constitution and our democracy from the President’s emergency declaration by holding a vote to override his veto. #FakeEmergency
House Republicans will have to choose between their partisan hypocrisy and their sacred oath to support and defend the Constitution. #FakeEmergency
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Now that we have a #FakeTrumpEmergency on our hands, what do WE CITIZENS do to thwart #KingTrump? Do we March? Do we storm the Bastille? Do we bug out for Canada? For Mars?

--a compilation thread of stuff I've blathered hither & thither

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So, first, what's likely to happen now that he's declared his #FakeTrumpEmergency, wrt to actions in Congress. Our immediate actions:

LOTS OF CALLING OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS.

LOTS

REPEATEDLY

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Here's @IndivisibleTeam's guide to what happened, exactly (including what's in the bill) & what you can do. Includes script to use when calling your Electeds. Which you should be doing NOW.

Text MOBILIZE to 977-79 for updates.

#FAKENationalEmergency
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indivisible.org/resource/trump…
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