Skip to comments.Trump claims it's his call on when to 'reopen' the country. He's wrong. (Oh you idiots fell for it again)
Posted on 05/14/2020 6:03:57 PM PDT by Vendome
"I'm going to put it very simply: the president of the United States has the authority to do what the president has the authority to do, which is very powerful. The president of the United States calls the shots," Trump said Monday evening, pressed on his claim during a news briefing at the White House.
He continued: "When somebodys the president of the U.S., the authority is total, and thats the way its gotta be."
But experts and the Constitution say Trump is wrong. The authority to require businesses to close in a public health crisis is what is a known as a "police power," and it is reserved by the Constitution to the states, not to the federal government.
(and you you correct, it is the givenors executive power...LOL)
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...
It is, after all, your state and you, as Givenor, make decisions for your state"
ROTFLMAO when I realized what Trump had really done here.
So, here I am sitting alone and all of the sudden it occurs to me Trump drew them in again. By them, I mean the Libtards running their states into the ground.
I can hear Trump on the campaign trail "You want 4 more years of that!? Whhhhhy?"
The power hungry chimps made declarations in "their sole power" and the One Silverback sat back satisfied "they would act responsibly"
They continue to demonstrate their authority each time they declare two more weeks, fine people, yank their licenses, etc.
Trump isn't doing any of that
The Givenors own all that...
The give this and they give that. Good Day Givenor
There is also the Givernment. Same as above.
A lot of ‘m have been giving us a raft of zhit.
The French diplomat Talleyrand, who served Napoleon, as well as the Kings of France before and after Napoleon, was considered a wily fellow who always had more going on than it seemed.
When Talleyrand died, the Austrian statesman Metternich said, “I wonder what he meant by that?”
The US Media never stops and asks itself what President Trump is really up to. They just assume he’s an idiot.
I agree with Vendome.
Partisan Media Shills update.
I think you are giving him undeserved credit.
Based on what he said his powers are, the question to him would be if you knew better why didn’t you step in and take control and help state’s economies come back quicker? Can’t have it both ways, Mr. President.
Correct. And, Donald Trump has used that stereotype of him by the “elites” his entire career. If you read his book, The Art of the Deal, he outlines numerous occasions of how he has played this to his advantage for many many years.
In fact, during the primaries, he addressed this and gave examples at several of his rallies. And, still, after all these decades the “elites” still haven’t learned.
Their arrogance is so great they are incapable of learning anything at all counter to their preconceptions. And, Donald Trump is well aware of this and continues to play them like the fools they are.
Good recovery, Givenor! /British accent done badly
Maybe he wanted those states to show how badly they’re run.
Maybe, but, he can use it to his advantage now...
You wanted to own it?
and make of themselves idiots.
Actually President Trump has nation wide control over commerce. The Governors can play with other stuff, but Trump has the last say on businesses. And it has already been ruled on that no state border crossing is required for his control.
“These people are stupid.”
I tend to agree. The President has no constitutional authority to overrule a lot of what states do.
However, what he can do, and has already begun to do, is exert political pressure on the states. The longer these lockdowns last, the more impact Trump will have in persuading states to get their stuff together, and get people back to work. Who wants to be the last state to get with the program?
Oh, can’t forget, Trump has the power of the purse. He can leverage the states by reducing or slowing the amount of federal funds that are given to the state. That’s billions of dollars worth of leverage.
I agree 100%, PDJT set them up so the entire country to see what fascists the RATS really are. He did it by invoking the 10th Amendment declaring that the states are responsible for their actions and not the Feds. He basically let the RAT controlled state politicians hang themselves. Well played Mr. President.
Giving them just enough rope....
PDJT set them up
I must be dense. How did he set them up?
Thats all well and good. But, the average American is an idiot that doesnt realize there is a constitution, let alone amendments.
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