National Emergencies Act: Flawed from the Beginning

In Analysis by Michael Rae

There has been much debate about President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on our southern border. Critics complain either that no real emergency exists and/or that Trump’s actions are unconstitutional. Too often, how one feels about the issue of immigration shades his view of the declaration. Open borders advocates detest it and condemn the declaration, those in favor of less immigration generally like it.
No matter where one comes down on this immigration issue, anyone holding any loyalty to our written Constitution should decry the National Emergencies Act itself. In declaring the emergency, Trump specifically relied on “sections 201 and

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