House Dems announce investigation into Trump’s national emergency declaration

House Democrats are already investigating the national emergency declaration by Trump today.

Here’s part of the letter from the House Judiciary:



Here’s what the letter says:

A key committee in the U.S. House of Representatives announced on Friday it was launching an immediate investigation into President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, saying his move to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border raised constitutional and statutory issues.

In a letter to Trump, Democrats who control the House Judiciary Committee asked the Republican president to make available for a hearing White House and Justice Department officials involved in the action. They also requested legal documents on the decision that led to the declaration, setting a deadline of next Friday.

“We believe your declaration of an emergency shows a reckless disregard for the separation of powers and your own responsibilities under our constitutional system,” said the letter signed by committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and other top Democrats on the panel.

And there are also legal challenges that are probably gonna be made against his announcement…

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LAPhil
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LAPhil

Just like he said yesterday, at the end of the day Trump will prevail on this. The lower courts will try to block him, but the case will eventually get to the Supreme Court, where he will win with at least five votes. I’m assuming the liberals won’t back him on this, being the way they are. In the meantime I hope Trump tells the lower court judges to go pound sand while he continues to build the wall.

Morrie’s Wigs
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Morrie’s Wigs

Don’t you wish the republicans did this to actual illegal stuff democrats do?? The Republican Party really does suck

hubman
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hubman

Yes, this reminds me of all those Congressional investigations of Obama’s abuse of executive power.

Wait, that never happened? Naw, it must have!

mathewsjw
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mathewsjw

Just send the National Emergency Act back in hard copy.

C.W. Smith
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C.W. Smith

It’s almost as though they were poised to do so.

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