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

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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