Comment: Technically, she's correct.

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Technically, she's correct.

The Constitution does not apply within the District of Criminals (or the territories and possession of the United States)

Read Downes v Bidwell, 182 U.S. 244 (1901)

Be sure to read Justice Harlan's dissent:

"I take leave to say that if the principles thus announced should ever receive the sanction of a majority of this court, a radical and mischievous change in our system of government will be the result. We will, in that event, pass from the era of constitutional liberty guarded and protected by a written constitution into an era of legislative absolutism."

Whether you like it or not, there are two (actually three, see entities named "United States". You just have to figure out which one you are talking about at any given time.

See also

After reading these three decisions, come to the realization that Congress can do anything.