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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Trump & Paris Convention: Constitution Makes Withdrawal Necessary | National Review

Trump & Paris Convention: Constitution Makes Withdrawal Necessary | National Review:

Image result for u.s. constitution"The approval hurdle is high because the Constitution makes a ratified treaty the supreme law of the land — essentially, the equivalent of a congressional statute. The idea, then, is that no international compact should be imposed on the American people unless an overwhelming majority of elected officials in the upper chamber are convinced — to the point of willingness to cast an accountable vote for the proposition — that the compact serves the national interests of the United States."