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National Emergency Declaration

  1. immigration
    Trump Steps Up Petty Harassment of Asylum-Seeking MigrantsNew fees, deadlines, and work-permit prohibitions will make life harder for asylum seekers, without necessarily stemming the tide of migrants.
  2. the national circus
    Frank Rich: The Senate’s Rebuke of Trump Isn’t a GOP RebellionIf Susan Collins is the party’s profile in intellectual courage, it’s hard to know whether to laugh or cry.
  3. veto bait
    12 GOP Senators Join With Democrats to Reject Trump’s Emergency DeclarationTrump will veto the resolution of disapproval, but his inability to keep Republican senators in line is a major embarrassment.
  4. national emergency declaration
    Will Republicans Save Trump From an Embarrassing Vote on Emergency Declaration?A deal may be in the works where Trump okays a curtailment of presidential power in future emergency declarations in exchange for approval right now.
  5. national emergency declaration
    Trump Could Face Major Embarrassment Over His Fake National EmergencyThe congressional resolution disapproving of the emergency looks like it might pass the Senate.
  6. national emergency declaration
    Can Congress Stop Trump’s State of Emergency Declaration?Congress can pass a joint resolution ending the state of emergency, but it would have to be veto-proof to stick.
  7. authoritarianism
    Trump’s National Emergency Is Off to a Bad StartLawsuits, protests, horrible polls — and we’re only four days in.
  8. politics
    Donald Trump Seemed Bored While Declaring a National EmergencyThe president made a low-energy attempt at seizing authoritarian power in the Rose Garden on Friday.
  9. national emergency declaration
    Trump Declared a National Emergency Because He’s a Fox News AddictWith his emergency declaration, Trump prioritized pleasing Sean Hannity over appealing to swing voters. That is an idiotic 2020 strategy.
  10. national emergency declaration
    Trump Counting on Supreme Court to Vindicate His Emergency DeclarationTrump did the legal case for his emergency declaration no good in his rambling press appearance announcing it.
  11. national emergency declaration
    What to Expect When You’re Expecting a National EmergencyEverything you need to know about Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund a southern border wall.
  12. national emergency declaration
    Trump to Sign Spending Bill, Declare National Emergency to Build the WallTrump avoids another shutdown and an admission of failure, but an emergency declaration over the wall could create a legal and political quagmire.
  13. government shutdown
    Trump May Accept Defeat on Wall Funding and Claim He’ll Get His Money ElsewhereAs Congress denies him anything like the border-wall money he’s demanded, Trump may claim he’ll “plus up” the amount via executive action.
  14. border wall
    Trump Quietly Laying Groundwork for Massive Surrender on Border WallIf he accepts the kind of deal in the works right now, Trump will have been dealt an embarrassing defeat.
  15. government shutdown
    Coulter and Limbaugh Keep Pressure Up on Trump to Keep Government ClosedWho is Trump going to listen to? His conservative allies or everybody else?
  16. government shutdown
    It’s Official: We’re in the Longest Government Shutdown EverThe only path to a reopened federal government right now seems to be a national emergency declaration loaded with legal and political pitfalls.
  17. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Welcome to Act III of the Trump TragedyThreatening the unnecessary use of emergency powers to accomplish a trivial political goal marks a new phase in America’s anti-democratic spiral.
  18. the wall
    Republicans Fear Trump’s Fake National Emergency Could Pave Way for a Real OneMarco Rubio thinks out loud: You wouldn’t want some Democrat to use special powers on climate change, would you?
  19. government shutdown
    Trump Poised to Declare National Emergency After Failing to Show There Is OneThe president seems to be going through the motions of negotiating, just like he went through the motions with his Oval Office speech.
  20. donald trump
    Trump Reaches for Gravitas in His First Prime-Time Oval Office SpeechPerhaps the venue, which Americans associate with big, consequential issues, can help convince a skeptical public that Trump needs his border wall.
  21. politics
    A National Emergency Declaration Could Give Trump Authoritarian PowersTrump may only be looking for a way to get his wall built, but he could soon discover that the declaration comes with all sorts of new powers.