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Murkowski to vote for resolution blocking Trump’s emergency declaration

Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiMcConnell keeps GOP guessing on Trump impeachment FDA chief says he was 'disgusted' by Capitol riots, considered resigning The Memo: Biden prepares for sea of challenges MORE (R-Alaska) said Tuesday that she will support a resolution blocking President TrumpDonald TrumpLil Wayne gets 11th hour Trump pardon Trump grants clemency to more than 100 people, including Bannon Trump expected to pardon Bannon: reports 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 TillisDemocrats see Georgia as model for success across South McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time Seven Senate races to watch in 2022 MORE (N.C.) and Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsThe Memo: Biden prepares for sea of challenges Biden's minimum wage push faces uphill battle with GOP GOP senators wrestle with purging Trump from party 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.