The Case for Congressional Empowerment

The authors of the Constitution intended Congress to be first among the federal government’s three co-equal branches. Endowed with the power to legislate, tax, spend, and oversee the weaker Executive and Judicial branches – while simultaneously held to tighter public accountability – Congress was meant to be the driving force in federal policymaking.

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Today I joined Jeb Hensarling, Senator Jeff Flake, Rep. Mia B. Love, Congressman Dave Brat, Congressman Barry...

Posted by United States Senator Mike Lee on Wednesday, February 3, 2016