Burr Statement on Senate Vote on President’s Emergency Declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) today issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote on H.J. Res. 46, the Emergency Declaration resolution of disapproval:

“Securing America’s borders is one of our government’s basic responsibilities, and essential for ensuring the safety of our nation. After reviewing the emergency declaration with my counsel, I believe the President’s efforts to secure our Southern border are lawful based on the authorities passed by Congress.”