Mr. Madison’s War






President Trump has exercised his Executive authority to call forth the National Guard for the expressed purpose of “doing Military things” to guard the border with Mexico.

Whether or not you agree with his policy, today we ask the question about why it is that the President is calling forth the militia of the several states, when Article I section 8 makes it clear that Congress is supposed to be doing that. 

It’s Constitution Thursday on Plausibly Live…


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Posted on April 5, 2018, in 360 Show, Article II, Constitution, War Powers Act and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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