Yesterday, despite the Sixth Circuit court already ruling that the CDC does not have the authority to create this eviction moratorium, the CDC extended the eviction moratorium for another two months.
And how did President Biden respond? Sure, it’s unconstitutional, but we’re doing it anyway. Worse still, Biden admitted yesterday that allowing an unconstitutional eviction moratorium to continue will give them time to send out rental assistance checks as any lawsuits challenging it work their way through the courts.
But as Georgetown law professor Jonathan Turley pointed out yesterday on Twitter, the first step any court will take is to order an injunction halting the program while it works its way through court. In other words, Biden won’t be buying time at all. more