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What Does the Defense Production Act Do?

President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) of 1950 on Wednesday in order to marshal the nation’s resources against the rapidly spreading Coronavirus pandemic. The powers conferred upon a president who…

What Is the Defense Production Act?

President Donald Trump said Wednesday during a news conference that as part of the United States “war” against novel and deadly coronavirus COVID-19 he was invoking the Defense Production Act. The broad authority invoked…

What Is the Stafford Act?

Now that it seems Jared Kushner’s research is in, President Donald Trump is set to declare a national emergency during a news conference at 3 p.m. on Friday. This means that Trump will invoke the authority of the Robert T.…