A lot of talking heads on TV go back and forth about just how much power President Trump has when dealing with the Chinese Virus. Where does it start and where does it end? How much power do states have in the unique situation we find ourselves in? This week, David Rivkin and Cully Stimson talk about their recent Wall Street Journal article that gives us a Constitutional guide to emergency powers, and how this should impact our collective response to the Chinese Virus.

Show Notes:


Rivkin and Stimson Wall Street Journal Op-Ed – A Constitutional Guide to Emergency Powers


Stimson on Fox News: The Government Has Ample Constitutional Authority During a Time of Crisis


What the Defense Production Act Is and How Can It Can Help the Government Fight COVID-19


Trump Tells Feds to Pay for States’ Use of National Guard on Coronavirus

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