You Need To Read This
This is Congressman from South Carolina: “In the House—I can only speak for the House—the amount of control we have is the power of the purse. If we’re not willing to talk about a lapse in appropriations over selling dead baby parts I doubt seriously we’ll have a discussion about a lapse in appropriations over a nuclear-powered Iran. We’re afraid to shut the government down. | Read More »
Mr. Speaker, Tell America the Truth: the President WANTS to Default and to Blame the House
An Open Letter to the Speaker of the House, Mr. Boehner: The president will not negotiate and he’s repeatedly said so. Nor will the Senate Majority Leader. Therefore you should quit negotiating with them and your own Party. No matter what proposal you offer, they refute it within minutes. And what has the Senate or president offered? Nothing! It is evident that the House has tried | Read More »
Why Republicans in the House should not cave.
“The Senate will be more likely to be corrupt than the House of Representatives and should therefore have less to do with money matters.”This statement by Edmund Randolph during the Constitutional Convention expresses one of the major reasons that the men of that convention chose to give the power of the purse to the House of Representatives. They came to realize that this was one | Read More »