Trump Defies 10th Amendment, Falsely Claims He Can Force States to Reopen Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that he has the legal authority to force businesses — closed for the coronavirus crisis — even though the 10th Amendment says any power not specifically given to the federal government by the Constitution belongs to the States and the people.

(Sources: Cornell Law School, Donald J. Trump/Twitter, Donald J. Trump/Twitter)

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