Contrasting his actions to those of his immediate predecessor, the one who bragged that Congress had no control over him because he had “a pen and a phone.” Arrogant former community organizer that he was.
This morning, three state Attorneys General explained the Constitutional authority President Trump used in declaring the national emergency.
“Unlike President Barack Obama, who unlawfully used executive power to create new laws or rewrite laws Congress enacted, President Trump is lawfully using executive power to address a crisis worsened by congressional inaction,” Ken Paxton (R-TX), Curtis Hill (R-IN), and Jeff Landry (R-LA) write.
T. is the anti-O. It’s a major aspect of his appeal.