FEMA To Test ‘Presidential Alert’ System Next Week

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) next week will test the Emergency Alert System, which allows the President to address Americans via text message in the event of a national emergency.

The test alert, which will be sent at 2:18 p.m. ET on Sept. 20, will note that it’s a test of the system. At that time, all cell phone within the range of a cell tower will receive the message.

Basically, this is a reminder that in the event of a national emergency, President Trump will be able to reach all of us via text message.

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  1. Avatar for erik_t erik_t says:

  2. Avatar for mrf mrf says:

    Can you imagine the text “To all Americans, except the haters and losers there is a very bigly storm coming!” “If you are surrounded by a lot of water it will be very difficult for you to evacuate!” Covfefe!

  3. I, for one, look forward to my daily “NO COLLUSION!!!” emergency message.


    There is an emergency situation currently in the United States. The government has its best people working on the situation. Remain calm.

  5. can I text-enter STOP to stop both his texts and his presidency?

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