Tillis writes that while he is in favor of border security, he is concerned that the president has overcome the national emergency statement.
"As a Senator of the United States, I can not justify providing the executive with more ways to circumvent Congress," he writes. "As a conservative, I can not support a precedent I know that future left presidents will benefit to speed up radical policies that will undermine economic and personal freedoms." on the southern border. Parliament will vote on Tuesday's resolution and will probably go to the Democratic-controlled Chamber.
The measure will then be sent to the Senate and the vote will take place within 1
Tillis argues that the vote on the resolution should not be a matter of support for President and border security. Instead, he said, this is a matter of separation of powers and he warned Republicans not to "look in another way" because the same tactic could be used by the Democratic Party president in the future.
He equated his opposition to the national emergency with his opposition to the actions of President Barack Obama at that time, creating a program of postponed action for childhood arrival. "There is no intellectual honesty in turning and claiming that there is an imaginary star attached to the superior power of the executive – that it is acceptable to my party, but not to your party," Tyllis writes. The National Emergency is facing legal challenges after 16 countries filed a lawsuit to block it last week.