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Corruption of Executive Authority by the Biden

September 1, 2022 Sadeeqah Abrahams 0

In 2019, when Congress refused to pay for a wall on the Mexican border, former President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. Democrats accused him of trampling on the separation of powers in the Constitution. The move “clearly violates Congress’s exclusive power of the purse,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said. A future Democratic president could use the same tactic to fund their priorities, according to some Republicans.