On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes

On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes
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THE BIG DEAL--Senate fails to override Trump veto over emergency declaration: The Senate on Thursday failed to override President Trump's veto of a resolution that would have ended the emergency declaration intended to help build the border wall. 

Senators voted 53-36, falling short of the two-thirds needed to successfully override Trump's veto.

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Ten Republican senators voted to override Trump's veto: Sens. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntOvernight Health Care: Cigarette smoking rates at new low | Spread of vaping illness slowing | Dems in Congress push to block Trump abortion rule GOP senators balk at lengthy impeachment trial Alcohol industry races to save tax break by year-end deadline MORE (Mo.), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsOvernight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families Senate confirms controversial circuit court nominee Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families MORE (Maine), Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeHillicon Valley: Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract in court | State antitrust investigation into Google expands | Intel agencies no longer collecting location data without warrant Senators introduce bipartisan bill restricting police use of facial recognition tech Fed chief urges Congress to expand US workforce while economy still strong MORE (Utah), Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiHillicon Valley: Federal inquiry opened into Google health data deal | Facebook reports millions of post takedowns | Microsoft shakes up privacy debate | Disney plus tops 10M sign-ups in first day Senators press FDA tobacco chief on status of vaping ban Federal inquiry opened into Google health data deal MORE (Alaska), Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulTrump: 'Everybody knows who the whistleblower is' Johnson opens door to subpoenaing whistleblower, Schiff, Bidens Senate GOP waves Trump off early motion to dismiss impeachment charges MORE (Ky.), Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanWhy Republicans are afraid to call a key witness in the impeachment inquiry Republicans warn election results are 'wake-up call' for Trump GOP lawmakers fear Trump becoming too consumed by impeachment fight MORE (Ohio), Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyOcasio-Cortez jabs 'plutocratic' late entrants to 2020 field Jon Huntsman expected to run for governor in Utah Trump Jr's 'Triggered' debuts at No. 1 on NY Times bestseller list MORE (Utah), Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioGOP senators plan to tune out impeachment week Republicans warn election results are 'wake-up call' for Trump Paul's demand to out whistleblower rankles GOP colleagues MORE (Fla.), Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyNSA improperly collected US phone records in October, new documents show Overnight Defense: Pick for South Korean envoy splits with Trump on nuclear threat | McCain blasts move to suspend Korean military exercises | White House defends Trump salute of North Korean general WH backpedals on Trump's 'due process' remark on guns MORE (Pa.) and Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerMicrosoft embraces California law, shaking up privacy debate Trump circuit court nominee in jeopardy amid GOP opposition Pay America's Coast Guard MORE (Miss.).

  • The vote came less than a day after Trump vetoed the resolution, which initially passed the House and Senate last month. 
  • It's the second time Congress has failed to override Trump's veto of a resolution nixing his emergency declaration. 
  • The House tried, unsuccessfully, in March to override Trump's initial veto. 

 

LEADING THE DAY

Senators vow to press Turkey sanctions bills despite cease-fire: Senators are vowing to move forward with sanctions legislation against Turkey despite Vice President Pence's announcement that Ankara has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria.

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGOP eager for report on alleged FBI surveillance abuse Johnson opens door to subpoenaing whistleblower, Schiff, Bidens Overnight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families MORE (R-S.C.) and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim RischJames (Jim) Elroy RischOvernight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families Senate Foreign Relations chair: 'Best' not to pass Turkey sanctions bill 'at this moment' Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators at White House MORE (R-Idaho), who have each released separate sanctions bills, both said they would continue working on their bills despite the cease-fire.

"There are other issues obviously than just a ceasefire that need to be addressed," said Risch, saying other issues include security of ISIS prisoners and safety of the Kurds. "This bill will encourage those parties to embrace not only a ceasefire, but an overall settlement in the dispute there."

The Hill's Rebecca Kheel has more here.

 

The background: 

  • It would also require a strategy to prevent an ISIS resurgence and prohibit arms sales to Turkey.

 

McConnell tees up government funding votes amid stalemate: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOn The Money: Trump asks Supreme Court to block Dem subpoena for financial records | Kudlow 'very optimistic' for new NAFTA deal | House passes Ex-Im Bank bill opposed by Trump, McConnell Top House Democrats ask for review of DHS appointments Warren promises gradual move toward 'Medicare for All' in first 100 days MORE (R-Ky.) is turning the Senate toward trying to pass a set of long-stalled appropriations bills. 

"Congress has fallen badly behind schedule on appropriations. It's been a month since my Democratic colleagues filibustered government funding here on the floor, blocking defense funding and a pay raise for service members. We need to get moving," McConnell said from the Senate floor. 

McConnell said the Senate will try to take up two packages of spending bills next week: 

  • The first, an olive branch to Democrats, will include domestic priorities.
  • The second package will include a mammoth defense bill, which is considered a top priority for Republicans. 

McConnell's announcement comes as top appropriators, tasked with funding the government, have been meeting to try to break the stalemate that led to a short-term continuing resolution (CR). 

The Hill's Jordain Carney tells us how it could play out.

 

Trump Doral resort to host G-7 next year: The United States will host the 2020 Group of Seven (G-7) summit at Trump National Doral, a resort property near Miami owned by President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump opens new line of impeachment attack for Democrats Bloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states New witness claims first-hand account of Trump's push for Ukraine probes MORE's family.

The summit will take place June 10-12, acting White House chief of staff Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyNew witness claims first-hand account of Trump's push for Ukraine probes Trump files to dismiss lawsuit from Bolton aide on impeachment testimony OMB official to testify in impeachment probe if subpoenaed after others refused MORE told reporters Thursday at the White House. The decision is certain to spark challenges from Democrats and ethics watchdog groups who will argue that the president is seeking to enrich his family's brand by bringing world leaders to a Trump property.

"We thought of the 12 places that we looked at... this was by far and away the best choice," Mulvaney said.

He added that White House staff looked at a dozen potential host sites. The list was eventually narrowed to two options in Utah, one in Hawaii and one in Florida, Mulvaney said.

Trump was the one who suggested the Doral property be added to the list of sites under consideration, said Mulvaney, who cited the resort's proximity to airports, landing zones, hospitals. Brett Samuels has more here.

 

GOOD TO KNOW

  • The House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday formally invited some of the largest tech companies in the country to testify at an upcoming hearing about whether their practices harm small businesses

 

ODDS AND ENDS

  • The Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday issued a report that found the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) failed to properly handle the data of thousands of consumers, leading to an accidental data breach earlier this year. 
  • Democratic presidential contenders are sparring over whether to break up Silicon Valley's giants, how social media companies should handle President Trump's tweets and whether the government is doing enough to prevent interference in U.S. elections using social media.