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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:01 PM

List of national emergencies that were declared under the 1976 National Emergencies Act (31 in all)

There is ample precedent for Trump to do this. I like his chances.

1. The National Emergency With Respect to Iran, declared Nov. 14, 1979, in the early days of the Iran hostage crisis, has been going on for more than 39 years.

2. The National Emergency With Respect to the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction was declared Nov. 14, 1994, in order to consolidate two earlier national emergencies having to do with weapons of mass destruction, at a time at which many world powers were debating how to handle the issue of chemical weapons. It has been going on for more than 24 years.

3. The National Emergency With Respect to Prohibiting Transactions with Terrorists Who Threaten to Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process was declared on Jan. 23, 1995, following a deadly suicide bombing in Jerusalem and an administration review that concluded more could be done to limit terrorists’ access to money. It has continued for nearly 24 years.

4. The National Emergency With Respect to Prohibiting Certain Transactions with Respect to the Development of Iranian Petroleum Resources was declared March 15, 1995 — 23 years and 9 months ago. It was designed to prevent a deal between U.S. oil company Conoco and Iran.

5. The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions with Significant Narcotics Traffickers Centered in Colombia was declared Oct. 21, 1995, about 23 years ago. That month, it had been reported that the Cali Drug Cartel, specifically, was using American companies to launder cash.

6. The National Emergency With Respect to Regulations of the Anchorage and Movement of Vessels with Respect to Cuba was declared March 1, 1996, nearly 23 years ago. The month prior, two civilian planes were shot down near Cuba by fighter jets.

7. The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Sudanese Government Property and Prohibiting Transactions with Sudan was declared Nov. 3, 1997 — 21 years ago — and instituted comprehensive economic and trade sanctions prohibiting most trade and all U.S. investments because of the terrorists allowed to live there.

8. The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Persons Who Threaten International Stabilization Efforts in the Western Balkans was declared more than 17 years ago, on June 26, 2001, to impose sanctions on those helping armed Albanian insurgents in Macedonia.

9. The National Emergency With Respect to Export Control Regulations was declared more than 17 years ago, on Aug. 17, 2001, to re-up presidential power to control exports in a national emergency since the Export Administration Act of 1979 lapsed.

10 and 11. The National Emergency by Reason of Certain Terrorist Attacks and the National Emergency With Respect to Persons who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism were both declared in September of 2001, 17 years ago, after the deadly terrorist attacks of 9/11.

http://time.com/5496270/presidents-history-national-emergency/

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:12 PM

1. Just do it!

What's the hold up?

They had their meetings and everybody said NO. Done.

Phase one, bla-bla blah from the Oval Office. Done.

Phase two, make Lindsey Graham cry. Done.

Phase three, Mitch rolls over for belly rubs and says no votes for you. Done.

Phase four, meetings again, No, No, and No. Done.

Phase five, take a photo op. Done.

Start bombing Mexico in five minutes............or declare............

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:12 PM

2. Damn Trump, abusing the power of his office all those times!

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:42 PM

3. Excellent post!

Thank you for providing objective and useful information to the subject.

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