Listen: President And Congress discussed on Background Briefing
"National emergencies on that legal system was put into place in nineteen seventy six by congress, and it authorizes the president to declare a national emergency. And when he does so the provision of more than a hundred different allies, come into play, basically, those laws become available to the president itchy to use them when he declares a national emergency, and those laws allow the president to do all kinds of extraordinary things on I should say off of that that that many of them are actually seen my quite reasonable responses to emergency scenarios that are being keyed up in advance. And that's a good thing. But some of them really seem more like the stuff of a Syrian regimes. And we're talking about power. To shutdown communications facilities to phrase Americans Bank accounts to deploy the military to act as a domestic police force and things like that. And in this context, the there are laws that could potentially allow the president to engage in military construction products that are not otherwise authorized or funded by congress. Now, there are some very complex legal questions around these laws, and whether they could be applied in the scenario, there would certainly be legal challenges. And I think you know, there would be good legal challenges to be brought. But you said I think there's definitely."