Leahy: Trump border strategy a “power grab” exploiting crisis - Vermont Business Magazine

Sen. Pat Leahy and other senators say President Trump is using the coronavirus as an excuse to “expel large, unknown numbers of individuals arriving at our borders.”

“While protecting our borders is critical during this COVID-19 pandemic, we are deeply concerned that DHS is blatantly misinterpreting its limited authorities under the CDC’s Title 42 order to override existing federal statutes — a move with no known precedent or clear legal rationale. Making matters worse, this unprecedented expansion of executive power appears to be entirely hidden from public and Congressional oversight.””

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  • P. Maloney
    commented 2020-04-12 07:23:12 -0400
    Leahy, the ultimate swamp creature, claims Trump is using the pandemic crisis as an excuse to protect our country, against existing law. Meanwhile, his party wants to do the same thing with “climate change” — another fake fearmongering-crisis without empirical evidence, only computer models that have consistently failed to bear out their projections. Pure political partisan and hypocrite of the highest order.