DC Council Worried Trump Would Consider Insurrection Act

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Concerned the president might invoke the Insurrection Act to commandeer the city police, DC council members never expected an assault on the Capitol itself.

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Many people who tried to storm the Oregon Capitol building on Dec. 21 did not face criminal charges. Two weeks later, some of them would support similar ...

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Political Brew: Insurrection at the Capitol, investigating the election ...

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Insurrection at the Capitol, investigating the election, and a new budget proposal.

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What is the Insurrection Act?

7 months ago by Fox Business

President Donald Trump announced he may invoke the Insurrection Act. Here's what it means.

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Trump Says He May Use The Insurrection Act To Quell Protests ...

7 months ago by Forbes

The 213-year-old law gives the president the ability to deploy the U.S. military within U.S. borders.

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Trump floats invoking 1807 Insurrection Act to 'dominate' protests

7 months ago by Roll Call

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to use the military, to quell protests that have erupted across the country in the last week.

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How does the Insurrection Act work?

7 months ago by Los Angeles Times

Could President Trump order troops onto the streets of a major American city over the objections of local and state officials? Trump threatened to do so Monday, ...

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This Is What The Insurrection Act Of 1807 Is And How Trump Could ...

7 months ago by The Drive

The President does have the authority to use the military to respond to domestic unrest, but his ability to invoke it now is very murky.

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Insurrection Act: Can Trump legally deploy US troops to US cities ...

7 months ago by CNN

President Donald Trump threatened Monday night to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807 law and take the unusual step of deploying active duty US soldiers to ...

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What is the Insurrection Act and what will it allow Trump to do?

7 months ago by KIRO Seattle

President Donald Trump announced Monday night that he's invoking an 1807 federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S. troops in response to ...

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What Is The Insurrection Act That Trump Is Threatening To Invoke?

7 months ago by NPR

The 213-year-old law allows a president to "call forth the militia for the purpose of suppressing" an insurrection. Trump threatened to deploy the military to states ...

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Trump considering to invoke “Insurrection Act”

7 months ago by The Yucatan Times

Trump threatens to deploy the military if state officials cannot contain protest violence. The president would need to invoke the “Insurrection Act,” which allows ...

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Tom Cotton Floats Invoking the Insurrection Act to Quell Riots

7 months ago by National Review

The Insurrection Act is a law from 1807 which gives the president authority to order troops into the interior of the U.S. to put down rebellion.

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What is the Insurrection Act of 1807?

7 months ago by SFGate

As protests continue across the United States following the death of George Floyd, an African-American man killed by a Minnesota police officer, President ...

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Sen. Cotton suggests Trump use Insurrection Act for violence during ...

7 months ago by THV11.com KTHV

Cotton continued on Twitter, saying that George Floyd deserves justice but that "violence isn't protest: it's domestic terrorism."

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Trump Considering Move to Invoke Insurrection Act

7 months ago by NBC4 Washington

President Trump could announce that he's invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S. troops to respond to protests in...

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Cotton: Trump should use Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty ...

7 months ago by The Hill

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said on Monday that President Trump should use the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty U.S..

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Army Vet Lawmaker: Invoke Insurrection Act, Deploy Active-Duty ...

7 months ago by Military.com

Tom Cotton said troops should "show no quarter" in putting down violent protests.

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What is the 1807 Insurrection Act?

7 months ago by KHOU.com

President Donald Trump on Monday addressed the nation, saying that he will end the "riots and lawlessness that has spread across the country."

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Trump considering a move to invoke Insurrection Act

7 months ago by CNBC

President Donald Trump is considering invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S. troops to respond to protests in cities ...

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UPDATE: Trump threatens to invoke Insurrection Act to suppress ...

7 months ago by Atlanta Journal Constitution

Declaring himself “the president of law and order,” President Donald Trump on Monday announced new measures to put down the “riots and lawlessness” that ...

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