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Legal arguments about Trump’s border wall emergency declaration are no slam dunk for either side

“Instead, everybody needs to take a step back and realize that the legal arguments surrounding the action are not a slam dunk for either side” reports washingtonexaminer.com. However, there are also legal scholars who have given strong reasons to doubt that such an assertion of executive power by Trump is legal.One thing I have learned over the years, after having covered a number of prominent court battles, is that legal arguments are usually much more complicated than they seem at first blush.Congress, through the emergencies act they passed in 1976, gave the president broad power to declare national emergencies — a power that has been invoked 58 times.
 
Source: washingtonexaminer.com



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