Archive for February 25th, 2019

Will Trump’s national emergency gambit survive legal challenges?

February 25, 2019

Loosely written laws and established precedents are on his side.

For a moment, let’s set aside aside the question of “should he do it?” … and focus on “can he do it?”.

There’s a great legal analysis in the right-leaning Federalist that concludes


You can (and should) read the whole  article. It weaves legal specifics with tight logic.

Here are my key takeaways…