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Murkowski to vote for resolution blocking Trump’s emergency declaration

Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiPollster Frank Luntz: 'I would bet on' Trump being 2024 GOP nominee Trump muddles Republican messaging on Afghanistan Trump drama divides GOP, muddling message MORE (R-Alaska) said Tuesday that she will support a resolution blocking President TrumpDonald TrumpVeteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments MORE’s emergency declaration to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall. 

Asked if she was supporting the resolution, Murkowski said that she is. 

The House is expected to pass a resolution of disapproval to block the national emergency declaration later Tuesday, kicking the vote to the Senate. 

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Democrats will need four Republicans to vote with them to pass the resolution through the Senate, where they need only a simple majority. 

So far, three GOP senators are viewed as "yes" votes: Murkowski and Sens. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisSenate hears from Biden's high-profile judicial nominees for first time Senate Democrats take aim at 'true lender' interest rate rule Former North Carolina chief justice launches Senate campaign MORE (N.C.) and Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsCheney drama exposes GOP's Trump rifts House to advance appropriations bills in June, July Manchin touts rating as 'most bipartisan senator' MORE (Maine). 

Collins told reporters in Maine last week that she would support a clean resolution to block Trump’s emergency declaration. Tillis wrote in a Washington Post op-ed released on Monday night that he would also vote for the resolution

Murkowski was already viewed as a “likely” "yes" vote after she told an Alaska TV station that she would “probably support it.”

"When I say probably, I want to make sure that what in fact we are voting on when it comes to the Senate is what I believe it is. If it's what I have seen right now, I will support the resolution to disapprove," Murkowski told KTUU late last week.