Isakson, Perdue side with Trump on emergency declaration

Twelve Republican U.S. senators joined Democrats Thursday in passing a resolution to overturn President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up federal funds to build a border wall.

But Georgia’s two GOP senators were not among them. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue joined most of their fellow Republicans in opposing the resolution.

“President Trump is right. We have a crisis at the border,” Isakson said. “I’ve been to the U.S. southern border and seen firsthand the need…

Original published: 2019-03-14 16:35:31 Read the full Atlanta News here


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