Dem. Nadler says Republicans are TERRIFIED about emergency declaration and can STOP it

I don’t know how much want to believe this guy, but Rep. Nadler, a Democrat, says that he thinks there might be enough Republicans to vote down Trump’s declaration of national emergency.

He says some are “terrified” about it:



Nadler makes an argument some Republicans have made, which is that taking this action allows Democrats to do the same when they get into power. That is exactly what happened with Harry Reid and the nuclear option when Republicans took over. Nadler points out that Dems could declare a national emergency on guns and just ban all guns or force everyone to register their guns without any congressional approval. He makes a good point. For a Democrat.

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MASA
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MASA

NY has given us the following loons:

Schumer, Nadler, Weiner, DeBlasio, Schneiderman,

Rachel Greenberg
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Rachel Greenberg

Nadler is a two faced traitor. He voted for the Iran Nuclear Deal jeopardizing Israel’s safety and went crying to Obama when people criticized him for it. I can’t forgive him for valuing his relationship with Obama over safeguarding Israel & its citizens

redinca
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redinca

Go ahead and try to take our guns! You’ll see WHAT the 2nd Amendment is REALLY for!!!

mdbuilder
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mdbuilder

I liked Nadler better when he was bloated up like a puffer fish.

ZombieWoof
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ZombieWoof

Democrats keep using taking away our guns as an example of their possible use of declaring a national emergency. This tells me that disarming the citizens is clearly what they want to do.

dinodoc
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dinodoc

Heh. Someone’s a bit sensitive about the emergency declaration.

Doc4Cruz
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Doc4Cruz

Nad-less

DesireeOdey
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DesireeOdey

Like democrats wouldn’t someday do this anyway. Democrats and rinos don’t want our borders secure. Demoslime want illegals for new voters and rinos want cheap labor. Trump was stupid to sign this and he owns this mess and we the people pay. If a plane piloted by terrorists was heading to DC, I don’t think anyone would care if it hit the target.

mathewsjw
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mathewsjw

Now do the 15ish National Emergency Executive Orders that Obama Did, and the 16ish National Emergency Executive Orders that Obama modified..

Balderdash comes to mind, Nadler’s just spewing Nonsense as a simple vote per the National Emergency Act will stop same.

RB
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RB

Apples & Oranges. Trump’s wall doesn’t go against the Constitution.

ChowYunFatty
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ChowYunFatty

The first dem congressman who pushes for an emergency against the 2nd will be the first to be Scalised.

msliberty
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msliberty

You can’t trust anything knucklehead Nadler says. I’ve listened to many very intelligent well-versed people explain this & all said Trump is well within his rights to have done this.

I wonder if that crap bill was concocted when schmucky met with turtle. They probably told Trump this was his only way to get any wall funding.

WANDERER
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WANDERER

75% of Citizens are Terrified of Illegals and Migrants Invasion excluding Democrats . As it is U.S is already a Hispanic Majority Nation . After the Aurora shootings I looked up Citi Data . Com and was really surprised to see what the Demography in Aurora was. It`s almost like Commiefornia. My State where 80 to 90 % of the Cities are Hispanic Majority . Trump needs to build the Wall Hook or Crook . White Folks can now lay claim to being Minority Race and take advantage of the Minority Status. I don`t believe I`m a Racist but a Third Generation Non White American Citizen with concerns for the USA and all It`s Citizens. America is losing it`s National Identity to Illegal Aliens and Visa Violators of All Races.. Build that Tall Wall .

Midnight oil
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Midnight oil

What republicans should be terrified of is the backlash they will experience at the polls if they object to Trump’s efforts to preserve and protect our land and citizens.Hopefully tar and feathered is still in vogue.

philliesthoughts
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philliesthoughts

Nadler’s take on things would only work on stupid people who wouldn’t know that no one can overturn the rights enumerated in the Constitution. But the Dems keep on trying. They believe that the Constitution (and therefore the State) gives the people their rights when it only tells the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT what our basic rights are and that said federal government has no ability to trample them. If the Dems even THINK that they have the power to declare a national emergency to deprive the people of their God-given inherent rights it not only is illegal but would (in my opinion) rise to the highest level of treason and any such president or assembly who would attempt it should immediately be removed. What Trump is doing is permissible as he is defending our borders from foreign invaders (often aided by domestic ones too) who believe that they have some kind… Read more »

KMA GOP
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KMA GOP

Democrats won’t be taking anyone’s guns. That’s guaranteed. Will they try? Yep. But they’ll greatly miscalculate.
They like to think they’ll be prying them from my side’s cold dead hands. They’re terribly mistaken.

pete smith
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pete smith

There might be some Republicans who would vote for a resolution, but there aren’t enough for a 2/3 veto override in the House and Senate.

hubman
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hubman

Nadler points out that Dems could declare a national emergency on guns and just ban all guns or force everyone to register their guns without any congressional approval. He makes a good point. For a Democrat.

Declaring a national emergency in order to deprive someone of their rights is very different from declaring an emergency to allow diverting funds into building a wall. Apples and oranges.

It’s possible that Democrats could use the precedent to justify doing something we wouldn’t like. At the same time, it’s very hard to believe they wouldn’t already use every tool they have to do things we don’t like, precedent or not.

Treksdot
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Treksdot

Hah, that’s rich. The only thing Republicans are really terrified of is getting between Nadler and a buffet table.

Romey Rome
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Romey Rome

A national Emergency to remove the 2nd amendment? LMAO. Yeah we are really scared of that happening. These dems really dont understand how things work.

Churchillis1
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Churchillis1

Glad to see a Democrat admit that their end goal is to ban all guns if they just have enough power.

I’d love to see them run on that.

One Bert
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One Bert

Good point? Border security is a constitutional responsibility of the executive branch, and gun bans and/or confiscation clearly violate the 2nd amendment.

Mr. Right
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Mr. Right

This is such a dumb threat. A future Democrat president will do as they please regardless what Trump does.
As for Nadler, I cringe that he is my representative. He had a great opponent in Naomi Levin but this commie district only gave her less than 20% of the vote.

kong1967
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kong1967

I don’t think it’s a good point at all. Trump isn’t violating the Constitution by building a wall and national defense is his number one priority. If Democrats seized guns using the emergency route it would be a blatant violation of the Constitution. Nowhere in the law does it say you can use emergency measures to literally ignore the Constitution and take away everyone’s rights. Trump is merely BUILDING something. This is a terrible excuse for the Democrats and a terrible correlation.

Sentinel
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Sentinel

Didn’t seem to stop obama and other lawless presidents from doing as they please. The Legislative branch has ceded power to the Executive branch (and arguably, the Judicial branch too). This has been evolving over years. If they were functioning as they should, their stuck in irreparable gridlock because of the obstructionist party and backroom republicans. And even if Trump, walked this back, he still has egg on his face from the stupid bill he signed and this rash decision. He’s not the first to do this… but he set a terrible precedent. So did obama. Nadler and the democrats aren’t doing anyone any favors here – least of all, Trump. And the damned republicans sort of put Trump in this position. And they’re ALWAYS scared. So all of this is moot. Republicans don’t do as they promise and remain cowards regardless. And democrats do whatever the hell they please… Read more »

Kram Nivel  ✔
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Kram Nivel ✔

Building a wall to protect Americans is not even comparable to stripping US citizens of their constitutional rights to bear arms. And that same President would have to face the voters.

nc ✓s & balances
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nc ✓s & balances

Since when did Dems ever hold back, waiting for Republicans to “set precedent” on anything they wanted to do? This is more of their same high-minded talk, while they feel perfectly free to go ahead and do what they please.

AT
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AT

Nadler makes an argument some Republicans have made, which is that taking this action allows Democrats to do the same when they get into power. Even assuming they don’t – or, that they would regardless of whether Donald does it or not – that’s not the true issue. The true issue is: is this what the (supposedly) Conservative right-wing bloc of Americans support? This over-reaching big-government powergrab designed to arbitrarily use the word “emergency” in order to do whatever the King wants when Congress won’t cooperate with him; is that what Conservatism stands for now? Is the wall worth that sacrifice in our Conservative, Founding principles? This is what my real gripe has been and is with Donald Trump’s Presidency. I don’t care that he’s an incompetent, inexperienced, blowhard idiot clown. We’ve elected worse than him before. It’s what he’s done to transform the right-wing portion of Americans into little… Read more »

57Matty
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57Matty

Nadler needs to read the law. When Congress delegated this authority to the President, as a precaution, they also gave themselves an out in the case of (perceived?) executive overreach–the power to override an emergency declaration. So if they have an issue with this particular emergency declaration, they can vote to override it.

Will Nancy and Chuck call for an override vote? My guess is no way in hell, because they wouldn’t get they necessary 2/3rds. And failing to override would, in effect, mean that Congress condones the action, and
would demonstrate to the courts that the law was followed.

Trump and his people should be pointing out the law and the process–and calling for this vote–every chance they get.

M. Hulot
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M. Hulot

Sure, come after the guns, a civil war sounds like a good idea.

Sandra123456
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Sandra123456

Here are some existing declared National Emergencies: “July 25, 2011: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Transnational Criminals was in response to the rise in crime by specific organizations: Los Zetas (Mexico), The Brothers’ Circle (former Soviet Union countries), the Yakuza (Japan), and the Camorra (Italy). May 16, 2012: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Yemen addressed political unrest within the Yemen government. March 16, 2014: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine was in response to the Russian invasion of Crimea. April 3, 2014: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan was in response to the ongoing civil war.” https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/list-31-national-emergencies-effect-years/story?id=60294693 Did you know of any of these? Now isn’t protecting our southern border from invasion as… Read more »

Deb
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Deb

That’w what I commented yesterday. A wall for your guns is not a good deal.

Watchman74
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Watchman74

Well gee, maybe if the Democrats and RINOs would actually work with the president to protect the American people, something the president is Constitutionally supposed to do anyways, he would not have had to resort to using his National Emergency powers. Sounds like Nadler is just trying to scare Republicans into supporting this declaration.

you'rekiddingmeright
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you'rekiddingmeright

Just do what Democrats do, don’t like a law ignore it and don’t comply

Kathleen
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Kathleen

Republicans are always scared. Hire a Mueller type and start an investigation. That’s really what politicians are good at.

ryanomaniac
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ryanomaniac

There’s a massive difference between getting rid of an entire ammendment and putting up security at the border. Democrats can try, but success wouldn’t come there way.

SheerPolitics
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SheerPolitics

Keep in mind that a lot of this “panic” is coming from Soros backed organizations and GOP (some also backed by Soros) who are AGAINST a wall.

But why the panic? “This is Trump’s fourth national emergency declaration. President Bill Clinton issued the most national emergencies — 17 in all – followed by George W. Bush with 13 and Barack Obama, who issued 12.”

Follow the money.

Doc4Cruz
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Doc4Cruz

I think the mirror is terrified of Nadlers face

CruzGal2018
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CruzGal2018

The 2nd Amendment guarantees us the right to bear arms

There is nothing in the Constitution to say anyone can enter our country illegally.

Signor Ugarte
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Signor Ugarte

If Republicans listen to this leftist doofus, they are spineless simps…..

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