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  • Gun control via executive order?

    04/23/2019 10:07:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies ^ | April 23, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    One more item from CNN’s Night of a Thousand Presidential Candidates yesterday. Among her various “moderate” proposals, California Senator Kamala Harris (D) made sure to get in a pitch for gun control and what she planned to do about it if elected. The basic principles she was pushing for were nothing new among Democrats. More background checks, closing “loopholes” and bans on “assault rifles” were all on the table. But Harris offered a bit of a twist. She pledged that if Congress didn’t do anything about this in the first 100 days of her presidency, she’d take matters into her...
  • Democrats Dont Oppose Executive Abuse, They Oppose Donald Trump

    02/19/2019 11:52:24 AM PST · by Heartlander · 6 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 19, 2019 | David Harsanyi
    Democrats Don’t Oppose Executive Abuse, They Oppose Donald Trump Constitutional norms for thee but not for me. By David Harsanyi Pointing out hypocrisy can be more than a political gotcha. In the case of Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on the southern border, it’s a useful way to highlight the fact that Democrats who are attempting to regain power have not only refused to live by the rules they’ve set for the opposition, they’re also threatening to break those rules in even more expansive ways in the future.As soon as Trump declared a national emergency to fund the building of a...
  • NATIONAL EMERGENCY: Trump's Executive Orders To Destroy Deep State Criminal Cabal

    02/18/2019 3:45:28 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/17/19 | Greg Reese
    A must watch about National Emergencies. The history of it, and President Trumps's National Emergency on the border. Please share with all.
  • Even Congress research arm vouches for Trumps border funding authority

    01/28/2019 4:31:40 AM PST · by cowpoke · 9 replies
    THE WESTERNER ^ | 1/27/2019 | Frank DuBois
    Daniel Horowitz The political class, including many conservative insiders, will look at you with wild eyes if you suggest that president has the authority to either declare an emergency at our border or use defense funds for an operation that should be the highest priority of national defense. But Congress own research arm makes it clear that such delegated authority to the president has been the norm since our Founding. While many have complained that the 1976 National Emergencies Act (NEA) is too broad, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) memo, which was first posted by the Daily Caller, makes it...
  • Federal judge rules Trump 'exceeded his authority' with executive orders

    08/26/2018 9:52:01 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 61 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 8/26/2018 | Darlene Superville
    A federal judge dealt a blow Saturday to President Donald Trumps efforts to promote more efficient government, ruling that key provisions of three recent executive orders undermine federal employees right to bargain collectively under federal law. U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said Trump had exceeded his authority in issuing the orders.
  • The Courts v. the President of the United States

    08/25/2018 3:54:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 25, 2018 | Michael Walsh
    The war between our unelected robed masters in the last and least of the three branches of government and the president of the United States continues apace : A U.S. federal judge on Saturday rejected key elements of President Donald Trumps May executive orders that would make it easier to fire federal employees and reduce their ability to bargain collectively. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson , of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said in a court order that Trumps orders, which also would reduce the amount of time low-performing employees had to improve their performance before...
  • Executive Orders From the nation's Founding To Progressivism

    03/03/2018 12:18:10 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 22 replies
  • Federal Courts Continue to Illegal Strike Down Trump's Executive Orders

    06/13/2017 11:07:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/13/17 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    By supporting activist judges and the import of terrorists, that is what you are shooting for, right? First, I want the judges to show me where in the U.S. Constitution it states that the federal court system has any authority to overturn or nullify an executive order. Second, I want the judges to show me where in the U.S. Constitution it expressly enumerates the power of the courts to strike down legislation or determine the constitutionality of legislation. Third, I want them to show me in the U.S. Constitution where it shows that they have any enforcement power regarding their...
  • Trump to sign order Tuesday reversing Obama climate policies

    03/28/2017 11:10:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/28/17 | Dan Calabrese
    And the left's judge-shopping has already started The good news, if you want to look at it that way, is that the left has suddenly decided there are limits on the executive authority of the president. Not the silly ones in the constitution, mind you. They have no use for those and never did, which is why they had no problem with any abuse of power by the lightbringer Obama.
  • President Trumps Executive Orders: A Quick Look Into Whats Happened So Far

    03/17/2017 3:04:35 AM PDT · by davikkm · 3 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    Executive orders are seen by many new Presidents as a way of getting things done quickly. Obama signed 275 of them, GW signed 290 and Bill Clinton signed 363. Just two months into his Presidency, Donald Trump has (to date) signed off 27 executive orders so far, the success of many have yet to be determined. Heres a rundown of all EO up to the 13th of March: January 20th Providing Relief from the Affordable care Act. Freezing all regulations. January 23rd Mexico City Abortion policy. Scrapping US involvement with T-Tip. Freezing the Federal workforce.
  • Remove Hawaii AG Doug Chin a petition - 2nd posting

    03/10/2017 2:41:58 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 10 replies
    Change .org ^ | March 8 , 2017 | Sword and Shield of Hawaii
    In filing his repeated and frivolous law suits against the President of the United States , Donald J. Trump , in the matter of President Trump's legal authority to protect the nation by Presidential Executive Orders , Hawaii Attorney General , Douglas Chin , is endangering the people of the Hawaiian Islands . Chin's ill advised law suits are bringing a bad name and disgraceful reputation to the State of Hawaii and the residents in their entirety , before the rest of the nation and the world . His efforts may even cause international terrorists to focus on establishing Hawaii...

    03/04/2017 3:03:45 AM PST · by Pollster1 · 2 replies
    US Department of Labor ^ | June 2014 (old news . . . but) | US Department of Labor
    Note: I'd like to see this used as a model for an executive order requiring right to work contracts for all federal government employees and contractors: (June 2014) (PDF) FACT SHEET: PROPOSED RULEMAKING TO IMPLEMENT EXECUTIVE ORDER 13658, ESTABLISHING A MINIMUM WAGE FOR CONTRACTORS On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for all workers on Federal construction and service contracts. The President took this executive action because raising wages will improve the quality and efficiency of services provided to the government. Boosting wages lowers...
  • EPIC! Trump Brings Coal Miners to Executive Order Rescuing Coal Industry from Liberal Politicians

    02/17/2017 6:04:32 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 42 replies
    GP ^ | 02/16/17 | Jim Hoft
    President Trump signed legislation today rescuing coal miners and the coal industry from hateful liberal politicians. Several coal miners were in the room today for the special event.Trump promised to rescue coal miners during the campaign. Hillarypromised to kill all coal mining jobsand put thousands of families out of work. Today President Trump made good on that promise. The legislation could help protect coal miners from legislation that blocks American companies from mining new reserves. During the event President Trump asked a coal miner to say a few words. The miner from West Virginia was very happy. This was...
  • Please dont go there, Mr. President

    02/13/2017 7:50:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/13/17 | Mark Andrew Dwyer
    Open Letter to President Trump Regarding: Presidents plenary power to suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants as vested in you by the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S. Code 1182 (f). I applaud you for keeping your campaign promises, particularly those pertaining to immigration and border enforcement. For the first time since 1993, I feel that my country is headed in the right direction in this respect. I would like to urge you, though, to not yield to the Judiciary Branch even one tenth of one percent of your plenary...
  • "Alarmed by Trump's executive actions? Here's what you need to know"

    01/28/2017 10:59:51 AM PST · by TakebackGOP · 59 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 1/26/2017 | Robert Eno
    "Can a limited government conservative be happy with the results of Trumps executive actions after questioning and criticizing President Obamas use of the pen for eight years? That is the central question that seems to be being asked on social media over the whirlwind first three full days of the Trump presidency. The answer is like all things complicated. In order to arrive at an answer, however, some facts are needed. Some of the questions conservatives should be asking include: Are all executive actions similar? What is the difference between a presidential memorandum and an executive order? Where does Trumps...
  • Presidents have been signing executive orders since George Washington was in office. How do Trump's

    02/03/2017 1:25:21 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    L A Times ^ | 02/03/2017 | Alexandra Zavis
    Executive orders are one of a variety of written instruments presidents can use to exercise their authority. They typically contain instructions to federal agencies that presidents oversee on how they should discharge their responsibilities. Although such orders are often viewed as carrying more legal weight than other kinds of presidential directives, experts say there is no substantive difference between them. As long as the directives conform to the Constitution and statutes, they carry the force of the law, but can be revoked by a future president with the stroke of a pen. ... Barack Obama signed nine executive orders during...
  • Trump struck hard and fast; these guys are incredible

    02/02/2017 5:02:55 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 49 replies ^ | Feb 2, 2017 | By Fritz Knaak
    I am beginning to believe that my liberal friends, of whom I am fortunate to have many, are collectively, absolutely clueless about what Donald Trump has done and is doing to them. I have maintained a fascinated watch of The Donald since the earliest days of his campaign, when I warned fellow Republicans that he was a demagogue who knew exactly what he was up to and he needed to be taken seriously. I said much the same thing to dismissive Democrats and publicly predicted he would win in the last few weeks of the campaign. Now were seeing the...
  • Poll Finds Majority Disapprove of President Trumps Executive Orders

    02/02/2017 6:38:18 PM PST · by Innovative · 100 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Feb. 2, 2017 | Michele Gorman
    All three of President Donald Trumps recent executive orders have earned majority disapproval ratingsamong Americans, according to a new Gallup poll released Thursday afternoon. Arguably the most controversial order came on January 27, when Trump banned Syrian refugees and immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. Since then, Americans in cities from coast to coasthave gathered in airports and streets to protest the ban, while the White House defends the presidents actions. Even some fellow Republicans have publicly criticized the ban. According to the poll,more than half55 percentof Americans disapprove of the temporary travel ban, while 42...
  • Trump's Executive Orders Are Nothing Compared To Obama's 'Pen And Phone' Abuses

    02/02/2017 4:48:10 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 4 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 2/1/2017 | Staff
    Government: President Trump has apparently reignited the country's interest in civics. How else to explain that rash of stories on the basics of "executive orders" and the limits of presidential power? But where was all this concern when President Obama was egregiously violating constitutional limits on his authority? Interest in "executive orders" is so widespread that Google currently has a separate category in its news feed devoted to stories about the topic. Obviously, it's all been stirred up by Trump's controversial orders. But Obama issued more executive orders out of the gate, some just as controversial. Among them, Obama called...
  • Barack Obama signed more executive actions in his first 12 days than Donald Trump

    02/01/2017 1:06:41 PM PST · by Innovative · 13 replies
    Quartz ^ | Feb. 1, 2017 | Quartz
    United States president Donald Trump signed 18 executive orders and memos in his first 12 days in office, for an average of 1.5 executive actions per day. While that may seem like an unprecedented bombardment of policy, the number of actions signed by Trump is actually one short of his predecessor. In his first 12 days in office in 2009, Barack Obama signed 19 executive actions.