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How U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro led the Democrats against President Donald Trump's emergency order

The San Antonio Democrat portrayed the resolution as a defense of the separation of powers among government branches. While Sen. John Cornyn said he will oppose the resolution, Sen. Ted Cruz was less clear on his stance.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, flanked by  House Democrats including U.S.  Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio (left), holds a news conference about the proposed resolution to terminate President Trump's Emergency Declaration on the southern border with Mexico, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on February 25, 2019.

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