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-- As of January 20, 2017
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Guest Video: Project Veritas, Unmasking The Deep State, State Department Democratic Socialist Of America Employee Corruption Exposed In Part 1

Project Veritas Video:

Deep State Unmasked: State Department on Hidden Cam, “Resist Everything,” “I Have Nothing to Lose” Almost Impossible To Fire These Uncivil Unionized Civil Servants Breaking Federal Laws? 

[Official Project Veritas Comments In Purple]

Project Veritas has released the first installment in an undercover video series unmasking the deep state. The video features a State Department employee, Stuart Karaffa, engaged in radical socialist political activity on the taxpayer’s dime, while advocating for government resistance. Stuart Karaffa is also a ranking member of the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (Metro DC DSA.)
Stuart Karaffa is just the first federal government employee that Project Veritas has filmed in an undercover series unmasking the deep state. More video reports are to be released soon.


Update 09/20/2018 
U.S. Government Accountability Office Auditor Admits 


his political philosophies and those of his comrades in DSA:
"We have a bunch of just communists, like no prefix, and that's basically me. We [also] have some folks who are Trotskyists or Leninists."

"Sometimes as a government employee, you have to keep it under wraps a little bit so you don't get into trouble and that's kind of what I try to do."

"Everything that I'm doing with DSA is stuff that I'm not supposed to be doing for work… it's explicitly prohibited. If they find out I could get in trouble, basically."
"No one knows I spent six hours yesterday doing social media for DSA."

"I have informed them, I filed all the paperwork I needed to file, I was purposely a little bit vague about what kind of organization [DSA] is… I wasn't like [I said], it's a socialist organization and we want to destroy capitalists."  

"There's no one looking over my shoulder. So like, a lot of times what I'll do, and this is kind of what I'm doing right now, is like I'll drink the night before, I tele-work and then I'm like, if I'm 15 minutes late to log on, no one checks."

"… I break rules every day, at any point I can get fired for what I do with DSA."

End of 09/20/2018 Update 


09/26/2018 Update

Thomas Sheehy, an IRS tax examiner and member of the Austin Democratic Socialists of America in Texas, and Jerry Semasek, an IRS attorney in Washington, DC. These officials talk candidly about the IRS's unfair treatment of conservative non-profit groups, as well as deleted emails by former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. These IRS officials discuss the prevailing views of IRS employees; they showcase their bias, and reveal the potential use of work benefits for socialist activism.
At one point in the new video, Sheehy expresses his disdain for the U.S. Constitution:
SHEEHY: "Unfortunately, I am not allowed by the bylaws of my union to go against the constitution."
JOURNALIST: "Would you?"

Sheehy also boasts about John Koskinen, the disgraced former IRS Commissioner who was mired in scandal for losing tens of thousands of emails regarding the Lois Lerner controversy. Sheehy states:
SHEEHY: "John Koskinen. He got a lot of flak for giving increased scrutiny to these Tea Party groups. Conservatives got really mad at him, he was so cool though because he deleted all the emails, so they could not hold any evidence against him."
Sheehy continues:
SHEEHY: "Yeah, I don’t give a s**t if that is a crime for doing that because… you should give increased scrutiny to those groups because a lot of them are just f***ing fronts for the Koch brothers or whatever."

SHEEHY: "I will say, I just really like the benefits. I get a lot of paid time off and sick days. So, like, for DSA stuff, I can just honestly... I will just stay late for a period. So, I will just call in for the next day."

SHEEHY: "I mean, as long as like the manager doesn't find out and you don't explicitly say “hey I'm calling in sick to do Democratic Socialist of America work” then I mean like yeah. You know, you just gotta, you just gotta like sort of manage, you know, when and where you're like doing, like, the work you do."

Sheehy goes on to explain how other socialist activists are employed throughout the IRS:
SHEEHY: "My friend Chris, like he does a lot of like tech stuff. He even runs the f**kin', I was looking over his shoulder once at the electoral forum and I noticed that he actually is on the national social media working group. So, he helps run the national twitter account. He also runs our local twitter account. He also is one that does all the bylaws and stuff…. he also works for the IRS."

Mistakes Were Made
In a separate meeting, attorney Semasek discloses to Project Veritas multiple times that “mistakes were made,” during the 2013 scandal when conservative non-profits were targeted when applying for tax-exempt status.
SEMASEK: “… you know what, for what it’s worth, on the record, I know people in Tax Exempt Government Entities. All that stuff we saw in the news, yeah mistakes were made”
Attorney Semasek, who worked for the IRS during the 2013 scandal, continued:
SEMASEK: “… The law requires that an organization can’t be political, it can’t be partisan to be tax exempt… Those employees in Cincinnati Ohio started to separate them and put them in a pile. And it turns out that they were like the Tea Party group of people. And I think they did, like Lois Lerner and maybe some of her employees were more liberal leaning or Democrats so I don’t know if they disallowed them, but they required them to produce more documentation to try to prove that they weren’t partisan.”
He repeated that mistakes were made:
SEMASEK: “… and that was bad. I think, from what people tell me, that really know about, there were mistakes made, but the problem with what happened… And again, there were mistakes made, and I think probably some people that were advised against conservative groups did make some mistakes.”

 End of 09/26/2018 Update

Sunday, September 16, 2018

September 12, 2018 Executive Order: Election Monitoring That May Also Hit Google & Apple Hard, And Dry Up USA Trade With China?

On September 12, 2018, President Trump signed an
Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election

  Let's address what REALLY appears to be coming, an attempt by President Trump to warn of at least some US Intel oversight of US Elections thanks to felony seditious conspiracy and TREASON by APPLE & GOOGLE, whose actions as utility corporations based in the United States are now geared to ally with a foreign power, CHINA, in what seems to be a coming THEFT of the 2018 electronic voting (that’s more than 1200 precincts in 26 states) and a potential hostile internet launched warfare within the United States by China through its agents and assets inside the United States, perhaps launched and controlled at Google and Apple HQs in California, attempting in that way perhaps to bypass NSA primary monitoring at EXTERNAL cable data entry points, so as to (as China's inside the USA hired agencies saboteurs) chaotically destroy or interfere with water, power, and various companies at leisure by unleashing as yet unknown to the public Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems on preset agenda programs in a new form of internet corporate directed cyber-warfare (it seems to me).

 As you may well know, Google's giving the Chinese has COMPROMISED the Security of Information Integrity of US Companies like Charles Schwab on Wall Street and Toyota in America which operate on Google Cloud, and can now be FREELY sabotaged, espionaged, or just hacked for just about anything CHINA wants to do to them.  

Google is known for employing ex-DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or DARPA) executives who create new top secret technologies exclusively for the United States Military.  For example, in 2014, former DARPA exec and then Google Exec Regina Dugan was asking people to swallow RFID  microchips for temporary convenience, and the video still remains as yet on Youtube at:

 Since 2011, data formation has been so microscopic, that building blocks as little as 12 atoms were needed just 7 years ago at IBM Almaden.

So the idea that detection of such microscopic data manipulation, insertions, espionage monitoring, tech viral attacks or what have you can be blocked by the average US Infrastructure used computers or any consumer or business computers and software is just simply not so.

In 2018, the leadership of Google and Apple openly pitched collaboration to aid China in its Artificial Intelligence 
to overtake the innovation of AI in the United States, China took them up on the offer to invest billions to cover their costs. 

The US Military uses or is converting to a JEDI
CLOUD technology, 

Clouds are used not only by GOOGLE, but also by alleged corporate adversaries of Google such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Leidos, General Dynamics, and Amazon Web Services.   Amazon Web Services already has classified and top secret leverages in its Cloud services, 

which apparently is why they can use the US Post Office to discount them a couple dollars per package delivery costs at U.S. taxpayer expense.

Recently 7 CIA mainframe computers were knocked offline.

 It is not known if this is directly related to Apple and Google encryption keys being given to CHINA, but it could be.  By mid-2019
the Pentagon is expected to be operationally employing Jedi Cloud tech in fighters and other systems that can be figured out using Apple and Google Cloud encryption keys (which they GAVE to CHINA) and Google Cloud and Apple Cloud are not just in most cell phones and personal and business computers now, since 2012, they are part of our electronic voting machine tech 
which means our elections by these devices are 100% COMPROMISED.

APPLE and GOOGLE gave CHINA its encryption codes which allows CHINA to hack virtually ALL US ELECTRONIC VOTING because since 2012, those machines are embedded with GOOGLE and APPLE software, and like the NSA, there are accessible backdoors to them now, so that they can reprogram and more than just fraction magic the electronic voting,

 and no forensic team outside of the topmost engineers of Google and Apple who DESIGNED and /or wrote these systems would ever have the technical ability to know that they who hack our 2018 and beyond elections were even there. This is WAY beyond "fraction magic" manipulations, now. 

It now involves so many "in time of war" felonies, that Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg (and those heads of their respective companies running them involved in the Cloud Encryption keys transfer to CHINA) could effectually be arrested by the US Military, tried, convicted and either shot or hung as enemy agents of a foreign power.

The CLOUD encryption tech transfer and the electronic voting INSIDE HACK, could effectively take every one of any of the 26 states and 1200 plus jurisdictions that they are installed in for the Democrats, and could even give us the fake 147% of all registered voters numbers (like with Philadelphia for Obama in 2012) voting exclusively Democrat, and the return results, however skewed they are, would be EXPECTED by the Dems to be fully accepted, even if a 100% sweep in the 26 electronic voting states with average percentages that are 73% to 86% or what have you in heavily Republican jurisdictions, where there is no way in hell that any such numbers could be justified as untampered with and changed, especially if there were an immediate re-vote by PAPER ballot.  There is already a 1 in 8 voter registration discrepancy in US voting (about 12.5 to 13%) that includes multi-state registration, unremoved dead from the rolls, and voter fraud by various means.  For that reason, for what I understand to be more than 2 decades now, various polling firms and news outlets intentionally source generally at or around 15% excessive Democrats to always skew the numbers to reflect a perception that protects that much election fraud tipping in favor of Democratic Party candidates. It is a targeted and predetermined and apparently expected amount of election fraud, that might best be described by Democrat Party Insiders to the effect of  "It is an open secret", as the saying goes.

At the moment, Google in China is developing the Dragon Fly program, despite Google Execs like Sergey Brin in 2010 KNOWING its design and application smacks of "totalitarianism"


NOW wants to develop Dragonfly in China first, perhaps beta test out the kinks before a 10,000 times worse than a US Pearl Harbor of the Internet launch?    The Dragonfly program basically not only goes into any android Apple phone and deletes anything it is programmed to isolate and destroy, but also in concert with Apple technologies Google will also be able to use this program to do the same in computers, so that much like the one day loss of the whole archive of the White House Daily letters from the White House website in September 2018 by its own internal jackasses 

  instead it will be a new program of 1984 upon ALL  news, comments, articles, any information selectively targeted by DragonFly II that will be collectively launched by China in concert with the treasonous conspiracy of both Apple and Google against the United States from citizen to companies to Governments of the United States, and make the rewrite anarchy of George Orwell's book "1984" a nightmarish reality for anyone technologically attached to their apps and systems.  

Some 1400 Google employees in their protest of developing Dragonfly for CHINA stated collectively that:
 "...the decision to build Dragonfly was made in secret, and progressed even with the AI Principles in place makes clear that the Principles alone are not enough. We urgently need more transparency, a seat at the table, and a commitment to clear and open processes: Google employees need to know what we’re building."

 The White House website (in regard to searching easily for what I want, such as a readily available chronological list of recent executive orders) is so bad, that all I have is very crass profanity for those who design and oversee it, and say nicely, they should be both FIRED and blacklisted (or at least very negatively referenced).  Fortunately, others didn't give up on monitoring the pain in the ass to get to Exec Orders, and to my surprise, as I am trying to bring awareness to the issue, former newsman Greg Hunter posts a weekly wrap up that features that TRUMP finally got the message (after many weeks of trying to reach or inform him and others on Google and Apple). 

Unfortunately, Hunter hasn't yet got the news of the real reason behind this important Executive Order...one that fails to shut down electronic voting, but orders at least a form of election integrity oversight through the Director of National Intelligence and various Intelligence Agencies that can both monitor and report directly to him regarding any forensic evidence and other observations to that effect.

 Below I include the Executive Order President Trump signed this past September 12th.  Google and Apple are effectively being served notice, along with China and other election meddling Intelligence Agencies (such as GCHQ of the UK, 2016 hired by Obama and communicated further by Susan Rice in November 2016 against an elected Donald Trump) 
et al. as well. 

Executive Orders
Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election
Issued on: September 12, 2018

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code,

I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that the ability of persons located, in whole or in substantial part, outside the United States to interfere in or undermine public confidence in United States elections, including through the unauthorized accessing of election and campaign infrastructure or the covert distribution of propaganda and disinformation, constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States. 

Although there has been no evidence of a foreign power altering the outcome or vote tabulation in any United States election, foreign powers have historically sought to exploit America’s free and open political system. In recent years, the proliferation of digital devices and internet-based communications has created significant vulnerabilities and magnified the scope and intensity of the threat of foreign interference, as illustrated in the 2017 Intelligence Community 

I hereby declare a national emergency

 to deal with this threat.

Accordingly, I hereby order:
Section 1. (a) Not later than 45 days after the conclusion of a United States election, the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the heads of any other appropriate executive departments and agencies (agencies), shall conduct an assessment of any information indicating that a foreign government, or any person acting as an agent of or on behalf of a foreign government, has acted with the intent or purpose of interfering in that election. The assessment shall identify, to the maximum extent ascertainable, the nature of any foreign interference and any methods employed to execute it, the persons involved, and the foreign government or governments that authorized, directed, sponsored, or supported it. The Director of National Intelligence shall deliver this assessment and appropriate supporting information to the President, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security.

(b) Within 45 days of receiving the assessment and information described in section 1(a) of this order, the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the heads of any other appropriate agencies and, as appropriate, State and local officials, shall deliver to the President, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Defense a report evaluating, with respect to the United States election that is the subject of the assessment described in section 1(a):
(i) the extent to which any foreign interference that targeted election infrastructure materially affected the security or integrity of that infrastructure, the tabulation of votes, or the timely transmission of election results; and

(ii) if any foreign interference involved activities targeting the infrastructure of, or pertaining to, a political organization, campaign, or candidate, the extent to which such activities materially affected the security or integrity of that infrastructure, including by unauthorized access to, disclosure or threatened disclosure of, or alteration or falsification of, information or data.

The report shall identify any material issues of fact with respect to these matters that the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security are unable to evaluate or reach agreement on at the time the report is submitted. The report shall also include updates and recommendations, when appropriate, regarding remedial actions to be taken by the United States Government, other than the sanctions described in sections 2 and 3 of this order.

(c) Heads of all relevant agencies shall transmit to the Director of National Intelligence any information relevant to the execution of the Director’s duties pursuant to this order, as appropriate and consistent with applicable law. If relevant information emerges after the submission of the report mandated by section 1(a) of this order, the Director, in consultation with the heads of any other appropriate agencies, shall amend the report, as appropriate, and the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall amend the report required by section 1(b), as appropriate.

(d) Nothing in this order shall prevent the head of any agency or any other appropriate official from tendering to the President, at any time through an appropriate channel, any analysis, information, assessment, or evaluation of foreign interference in a United States election.

(e) If information indicating that foreign interference in a State, tribal, or local election within the United States has occurred is identified, it may be included, as appropriate, in the assessment mandated by section 1(a) of this order or in the report mandated by section 1(b) of this order, or submitted to the President in an independent report.

(f) Not later than 30 days following the date of this order, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Director of National Intelligence shall develop a framework for the process that will be used to carry out their respective responsibilities pursuant to this order. The framework, which may be classified in whole or in part, shall focus on ensuring that agencies fulfill their responsibilities pursuant to this order in a manner that maintains methodological consistency; protects law enforcement or other sensitive information and intelligence sources and methods; maintains an appropriate separation between intelligence functions and policy and legal judgments; ensures that efforts to protect electoral processes and institutions are insulated from political bias; and respects the principles of free speech and open debate.

Sec. 2. (a) All property and interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person of the following persons are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in: any foreign person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security:

(i) to have directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise been complicit in foreign interference in a United States election;

(ii) to have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, any activity described in subsection (a)(i) of this section or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order; or

(iii) to be owned or controlled by, or to have acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property or interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order.

(b) Executive Order 13694 of April 1, 2015, as amended by Executive Order 13757 of December 28, 2016, remains in effect. This order is not intended to, and does not, serve to limit the Secretary of the Treasury’s discretion to exercise the authorities provided in Executive Order 13694. Where appropriate, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, may exercise the authorities described in Executive Order 13694 or other authorities in conjunction with the Secretary of the Treasury’s exercise of authorities provided in this order.
(c) The prohibitions in subsection (a) of this section apply except to the extent provided by statutes, or in regulations, orders, directives, or licenses that may be issued pursuant to this order, and notwithstanding any contract entered into or any license or permit granted prior to the date of this order.

Sec. 3. Following the transmission of the assessment mandated by section 1(a) and the report mandated by section 1(b):
(a) the Secretary of the Treasury shall review the assessment mandated by section 1(a) and the report mandated by section 1(b), and, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, impose all appropriate sanctions pursuant to section 2(a) of this order and any appropriate sanctions described in section 2(b) of this order; and
(b) the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the heads of other appropriate agencies, shall jointly prepare a recommendation for the President as to whether additional sanctions against foreign persons may be appropriate in response to the identified foreign interference and in light of the evaluation in the report mandated by section 1(b) of this order, including, as appropriate and consistent with applicable law, proposed sanctions with respect to the largest business entities licensed or domiciled in a country whose government authorized, directed, sponsored, or supported election interference, including at least one entity from each of the following sectors: financial services, defense, energy, technology, and transportation (or, if inapplicable to that country’s largest business entities, sectors of comparable strategic significance to that foreign government). The recommendation shall include an assessment of the effect of the recommended sanctions on the economic and national security interests of the United States and its allies. Any recommended sanctions shall be appropriately calibrated to the scope of the foreign interference identified, and may include one or more of the following with respect to each targeted foreign person:

(i) blocking and prohibiting all transactions in a person’s property and interests in property subject to United States jurisdiction;

(ii) export license restrictions under any statute or regulation that requires the prior review and approval of the United States Government as a condition for the export or re-export of goods or services;

(iii) prohibitions on United States financial institutions making loans or providing credit to a person;

(iv) restrictions on transactions in foreign exchange in which a person has any interest;

(v) prohibitions on transfers of credit or payments between financial institutions, or by, through, or to any financial institution, for the benefit of a person;

(vi) prohibitions on United States persons investing in or purchasing equity or debt of a person;

(vii) exclusion of a person’s alien corporate officers from the United States;

(viii) imposition on a person’s alien principal executive officers of any of the sanctions described in this section; or

(ix) any other measures authorized by law.

Sec. 4. I hereby determine that the making of donations of the type of articles specified in section 203(b)(2) of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(2)) by, to, or for the benefit of any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order would seriously impair my ability to deal with the national emergency declared in this order, and I hereby prohibit such donations as provided by section 2 of this order.

Sec. 5. The prohibitions in section 2 of this order include the following:
(a) the making of any contribution or provision of funds, goods, or services by, to, or for the benefit of any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order; and
(b) the receipt of any contribution or provision of funds, goods, or services from any such person.

Sec. 6. I hereby find that the unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, and I hereby suspend entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of such persons. Such persons shall be treated as persons covered by section 1 of Proclamation 8693 of July 24, 2011 (Suspension of Entry of Aliens Subject to United Nations Security Council Travel Bans and International Emergency Economic Powers Act Sanctions).

Sec. 7. (a) Any transaction that evades or avoids, has the purpose of evading or avoiding, causes a violation of, or attempts to violate any of the prohibitions set forth in this order is prohibited.

(b) Any conspiracy formed to violate any of the prohibitions set forth in this order is prohibited.

Sec. 8. For the purposes of this order:
(a) the term “person” means an individual or entity;
(b) the term “entity” means a partnership, association, trust, joint venture, corporation, group, subgroup, or other organization;
(c) the term “United States person” means any United States citizen, permanent resident alien, entity organized under the laws of the United States or any jurisdiction within the United States (including foreign branches), or any person (including a foreign person) in the United States;
(d) the term “election infrastructure” means information and communications technology and systems used by or on behalf of the Federal Government or a State or local government in managing the election process, including voter registration databases, voting machines, voting tabulation equipment, and equipment for the secure transmission of election results;
(e) the term “United States election” means any election for Federal office held on, or after, the date of this order;
(f) the term “foreign interference,” with respect to an election, includes any covert, fraudulent, deceptive, or unlawful actions or attempted actions of a foreign government, or of any person acting as an agent of or on behalf of a foreign government, undertaken with the purpose or effect of influencing, undermining confidence in, or altering the result or reported result of, the election, or undermining public confidence in election processes or institutions;

(g) the term “foreign government” means any national, state, provincial, or other governing authority, any political party, or any official of any governing authority or political party, in each case of a country other than the United States;

(h) the term “covert,” with respect to an action or attempted action, means characterized by an intent or apparent intent that the role of a foreign government will not be apparent or acknowledged publicly; and
(i) the term “State” means the several States or any of the territories, dependencies, or possessions of the United States.

Sec. 9. For those persons whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States, I find that because of the ability to transfer funds or other assets instantaneously, prior notice to such persons of measures to be taken pursuant to this order would render those measures ineffectual. I therefore determine that for these measures to be effective in addressing the national emergency declared in this order, there need be no prior notice of a listing or determination made pursuant to section 2 of this order.

Sec. 10. Nothing in this order shall prohibit transactions for the conduct of the official business of the United States Government by employees, grantees, or contractors thereof.

Sec. 11. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, is hereby authorized to take such actions, including the promulgation of rules and regulations, and to employ all powers granted to the President by IEEPA as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this order. The Secretary of the Treasury may re-delegate any of these functions to other officers within the Department of the Treasury consistent with applicable law. All agencies of the United States Government are hereby directed to take all appropriate measures within their authority to carry out the provisions of this order.

Sec. 12. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, is hereby authorized to submit the recurring and final reports to the Congress on the national emergency declared in this order, consistent with section 401(c) of the NEA (50 U.S.C. 1641(c)) and section 204(c) of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. 1703(c)).

Sec. 13. This order shall be implemented consistent with 50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(1) and (3).

Sec. 14. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:
(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or
(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.
(b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations.
(c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.

September 12, 2018.