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Reminder: The U.S. is still operating under 31 “National Emergencies” – 10 from Obama – and Dems never seemed to mind

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That said, it’s important to remember that emergency declarations are nothing new.  Since 1976 there have been 58 of them. The nation is currently operating under 31 of them. One of these has been renewed every year since Carter was President. Six of them are from the Clinton administration, 11 were enacted by Bush, and 10 are Obama leftovers.

For the record, via ABC News, here are the 10 national Emergencies enacted by Obama that are still in effect.

April 12, 2010: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in Somalia was in respect to threats posed by Somali pirates.

February 25, 2011: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Libya froze the assets of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

July 25, 2011: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Transnational Criminals was in response to the rise in crime by specific organizations: Los Zetas (Mexico), The Brothers’ Circle (former Soviet Union countries), the Yakuza (Japan), and the Camorra (Italy).

May 16, 2012: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Yemen addressed political unrest within the Yemen government.

March 16, 2014: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine was in response to the Russian invasion of Crimea.

April 3, 2014: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan was in response to the ongoing civil war.

May 12, 2014: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Central African Republic was in response to violence towards humanitarian aid workers.

March 8, 2015: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela was in response to human rights violations.

April 1, 2015: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking the Property of Certain Persons Engaging in Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities was in response to Chinese cyber attacks on the U.S.

Nov 23, 2015: The National Emergency With Respect to Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Burundi was declared after a failed coup.

Westernjournalism.com


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Howard Schultz: From Starbucks CEO to potential 2020 bid

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Former Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz details his personal journey from growing up in public housing in Brooklyn, to his decades long career at Starbucks, and now his potential bid for the White House. He reveals why he is seriously considering running as an Independent in the 2020 presidential election, shares his vision for America, and offers a candid take on President Trump and the state of the union today. CNN Business video

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NY Bishop Calls Out Cuomo Over State’s New Abortion Law: ‘It Goes Way Beyond Roe vs. Wade’

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NY Bishop Calls Out Cuomo Over State’s New Abortion Law: ‘It Goes Way Beyond Roe vs. Wade’ – A bishop in Albany, New York, called out Gov. Andrew Cuomo for citing his Catholic faith and supporting recent legislation that legalizes abortion up until birth. Fox & Friends video


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