No, Trump Can’t Build a Wall Through Military Eminent Domain
His emergency powers aren’t broad enough to bypass Congress.
A lawsplainer -- why it would be an unconstitutional abuse of power for Trump to declare an emergency and try to build a wall
An emergency declaration to build the wall? Unlawful. An abuse of power
A particularly important LEGAL analysis from
explaining how wrong a national emergency declaration would be.
If President Trump attempts to defy the Constitution and federal statutes to use the military to seize land and build a wall without proper congressional appropriation, he’ll commit a grave abuse of power. The law is not on his side
From my co-saboteur