#DeSantis fights the good fight while #Psaki whips out the usual rhetoric about how #Florida and #Texas are violating federal law. But she does not say which law of course.

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@itshans lmao "these mandates are promulgated on federal law".

Nope. The mandates are promulgated on executive orders. No legislative process has taken place. Executive orders are statutes not real law which is why each president is fully authorized to rip up up everything their predecessor ordered if they choose.


The Short Answer
No, they are not in and of themselves law.

The Long Answer
There is no constitutional provision or statute that explicitly permits ex...



There is no constitutional provision or statute that explicitly permits executive orders. The authority to do has been assumed by all Presidents, from George Washington on, from Article II, Section 1, Clause 1 of the Constitution, which simply states: “The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.” It has widely, though errantly been assumed Article II, Section 3, Clause 5 cements this power, 2/3

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but when we actually read this clause, it only states, “he [the President] shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.”

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