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Old 03-21-2018, 01:21 PM
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Default Re: Trump says U.S. to impose hefty tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

Originally Posted by AZRWinger View Post
No, the SCOTUS excerpt cited has nothing to do with the President's authority to act in the interest of national security. ...
Emergency does not increase granted power (ANY granted power of the constitution) or remove or diminish the restrictions (ANY restrictions)imposed upon power granted or reserved. The Constitution was adopted in a period of grave emergency. Its grants of power to the federal government and its limitations of the power of the States were determined in the light of emergency, and they are not altered by emergency.

the quote is stating a GENERAL constitutional Principal.

Now you would have point if the quote said something like.
Emergency doesn't increase MORTGAGE RIGHTS, or CONTACT LAW rights.
the C.J. is setting forth the General principal by which the that case and ANY OTHER constitutional question turns.

C'mon dude, just Be real.
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