Dror Ladin Calls National Emergency Declaration ‘Improper’

Former Fellow Dror Ladin (’12) was quoted by The Huffington Post in a story about legal actions challenging President Trump’s recent declaration of a national emergency (“Lawsuits Against Trump’s National Emergency Declaration Start Rolling In,” Feb. 12). “The Constitution assigns Congress the power of the purse, and no prior president has ever tried to use emergency powers to fund a chosen project — particularly a permanent, large-scale domestic project such as this — against congressional will,” Dror said. “This is obviously improper.”