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Norman Ornstein on Trump's emergency declaration: A threat to our fundamental freedoms

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Norman Ornstein on Trumps emergency declaration: A threat to our fundamental freedoms

Norman Ornstein on Trump's emergency declaration: A threat to our fundamental freedoms

Commentator Norman Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., and a contributing editor for the Atlantic, says that if the president can succeed with this voluntary state of emergency created to fund his border wall, he is setting the table for something much more dangerous:

In a rambling announcement on Friday, President Donald Trump said that despite signing the compromise funding bill, he would still declare a state of emergency to build his border wall.

A president invoking emergency powers is not new. Over the past 100 years, presidents have done so dozens of times, from FDR (to prevent a run on banks), to George W. Bush (allowing warrantless wiretaps after 9/11), to Barack Obama (on the swine flu epidemic). Thirty still remain technically ...

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Norman Ornstein: Trumps declaration threatens fundamental freedoms

Norman Ornstein: Trump's declaration threatens fundamental freedoms

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