John Yoo Thinks Trump's Emergency Declaration Would Be Legal

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Here's one for the Duh files, writes Ed Brayton for patheos.com:

John Yoo, principal author of the infamous torture memos that authorized waterboarding and worse in the Bush administration, says that if Trump declared a state of emergency over Mexican border immigration, that would be perfectly constitutional.

..this is the man who says the president has the legal authority to order a child's testicles crushed in order to get information from their father (yes, that's actually his position)... but that can't just mean that anything he says is an emergency actually is one. 

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