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When are social, cultural, media, economic, & political leaders in this country going to WAKE UP to the fact that the "national emergency" "state of emergency", is a gambit by @realDonaldTrump & @GOP to shut down all investigations and suspend the constitution. | #TellThatTruth
“A LOADED WEAPON. From seizing control of the internet to declaring martial law, President Trump may legally do all kinds of extraordinary things." | @LizaGoitein @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency…
"1. A LOADED WEAPON: Ambiguous constitutional limits combined with a rich well of statutory emergency powers, would seem to provide the ingredients for a dangerous encroachment on American civil liberties." | @LizaGoitein @BrennanCenter @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency
"2. AN INTERNET KILL SWITCH: But the president can also take a host of other actions, both abroad and inside the United States." | @LizaGoitein @BrennanCenter @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency
"3. SANCTIONING AMERICANS: The target is generally given no advance notice and no hearing. He may request reconsideration and submit evidence on his behalf, but the government faces no deadline to respond." | @LizaGoitein @BrennanCenter @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency
"4. BOOTS ON MAIN STREET: The idea of tanks rolling through the streets of U.S. cities seems fundamentally inconsistent with the country’s notions of democracy and freedom." | @LizaGoitein @BrennanCenter @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency
"5. KINDLING AN EMERGENCY: In the past several decades, Congress has provided what the Constitution did not: emergency powers that have the potential for creating emergencies rather than ending them." | @LizaGoitein @BrennanCenter @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency
"In the video: How authoritarian leaders across the globe have sought to consolidate power in this way. Goitein also explains the ways in which Congress may be able to step in." | @LizaGoitein @vishakhadarbha @BrennanCenter @TheAtlantic #StateOfEmergency…
“What if a president, backed into a corner and facing electoral defeat or impeachment, were to declare an emergency for the sake of holding on to power? In that scenario, our laws and institutions might not save us from a presidential power grab." | @LizaGoitein @TheAtlantic
This #NationalEmergency #StateOfEmergency has nothing to do with a wall, and everything to do with creating an escalating crisis so as to suspend the constitution, eliminate Mueller, pardon everyone, lift sanctions. It is the Reichstag Fire to enable dictatorship.

National Emergency #NationalEmergency
State Of Emergency #StateOfEmergency
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