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Old 03-22-2018, 10:28 AM
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Default Re: Trump says U.S. to impose hefty tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

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Originally Posted by mr wonder View Post
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.
but IT DOES NOT.
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.
Despite grandiose claims of universal principles the SCOTUS tailors it's decisions narrowly. This is to prevent "interpretations" where contract law restraints on state law are erroneously applied to Presidential national security actions. The Court is explicit when they create a broader precedent it is not a matter of using all caps and text color.

Again, four separate laws have been cited, the statute cited by the President and three others giving the President authority to impose tariffs not create new laws. The response has been bluster and bombast.
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