DC Council Worried Trump Would Consider Insurrection Act
Concerned the president might invoke the Insurrection Act to commandeer the city police, DC council members never expected an assault on the Capitol itself.Continue reading on BuzzFeed News
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What is the Insurrection Act?
President Donald Trump announced he may invoke the Insurrection Act. Here's what it means.Continue reading
Trump Says He May Use The Insurrection Act To Quell Protests ...
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Trump floats invoking 1807 Insurrection Act to 'dominate' protests
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How does the Insurrection Act work?
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What is the Insurrection Act and what will it allow Trump to do?
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What Is The Insurrection Act That Trump Is Threatening To Invoke?
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Tom Cotton Floats Invoking the Insurrection Act to Quell Riots
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.Continue reading
What is the Insurrection Act of 1807?
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What is the 1807 Insurrection Act?
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