2020-08-16 Presidential Emergency Action Documents

An article on CBS Sunday Morning, 2020 Aug 16, by Ted Koppel

These PEADs were classified documents during the Cold War. Ted Koppel asked Prof. John Yoo, who worked at the Dept. Of Justice, about them and Yoo said he wasn’t allowed to say(!) These proclamations allow the president to declare an emergency, suspend constitutional laws, declare martial law, or suspend habeas corpus.

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/rewriting-the-limits-of-presidential-powers/

Quote:

<< As one recent government document describes them, they are designed “to implement extraordinary presidential authority in response to extraordinary situations.” >>

https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/presidential-emergency-action-documents

In another article about mail-in voting, the election lady from Washington state said we may not know the election results until mid to late november.

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