Pelosi says Trump’s national emergency sets a new precedent

Pelosi says Trump’s national emergency sets a new precedent

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned Republicans on Thursday that a future Democratic president could declare gun violence a national emergency. Her comments came shortly after the White House said President Trump may declare a national emergency to ’build the wall’. She said Trump was setting a dangerous precedent. Her views were supported by Sen. Kamala Harris and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Jabba the Fat
Jabba the Fat 1 year

That would start a civil war imo if a Democratic president did that. There is no amendment giving illegal aliens the right to invade, but there is one for guns which already has been seriously infringed.

SûmFigöt 1 year

National emergency to appropriate funds =/= National Emergency to appropriate guns

Andre Gerard
Andre Gerard 1 year

For once the old demented lady makes a good point. Unfortunately she picked a bad example to make her point.

M.Twain 1 year

The better example would be a Progressive President declares a National Emergency over Climate Change.

Brocke 1 year

...and that is the first step of a dictatorship.

Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 1 year

Except theres one major diffrence if you declare a national emergency on guns you'll start a civil war because most Amercans believe in the 2nd amendment.

Scott in FLorida
Scott in FLorida 1 year

Well Nancy a democrat president that declared guns illegal would get deposed violently with said guns. The right to keep and bear arms are given by our creator it is not granted by the government. Government can only attempt to violate the right not withdraw it.

CakeSorcerer 1 year

400,000,000 million guns to confiscate in America, I wonder what our government would charge us to remove our right to defend ourselves?

space ghost
space ghost 1 year

Good luck getting the guns from gang bangers and red necks. I’d pay to watch that on you tv.

DMan 1 year

Gun violence has overall been decreasing for decades. But your limo liberals want you in fear about it. And most of their supporters will argue their points for hours on end without even knowing what they're talking about just by taking a few minutes to look at the statistics.

TheBigTruTru 1 year

Thems fightin' words

MrVairhein 1 year

whelp they can try to take mine...pretty sure that was the actual point of the 2nd amendment though...

Sir_Kutz 1 year

All the more reason not to vote democrat. Duh!

Scruffy Stoat
Scruffy Stoat 1 year

Sometimes I daydream of a small black hole quantum tunneling to DC and sending every politician to another space time continuum. Blank slate, we start over without the swamp. If they ever start this crap again, BAM! another black hole.

Ben B.
Ben B. 1 year

they won't get the guns, but I could probably give them a few bullets

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 1 year

What Democrat presidency would that be then 20??

themdg 1 year

Is she saying that if Trump doesn't "set a dangerous precedent" by declaring...then a future Democrat Pres. would'nt declare a natl. emergency in the future? Give me a break.

Jake Middleton
Jake Middleton 1 year

The only precedent it sets is a president actually trying to fulfill his promises and get things done, instead of uttering lame platitudes and running off of the same issues for the last few decades because if they actually did something about them they would have nothing to run off of anymore.

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