How to Strengthen Congress

How to Strengthen Congress Today the United States has an executive branch that can do just about anything it pleases over the objections of the people s representatives and sometimes to spectacularly bad effect The executiv

  • Title: How to Strengthen Congress
  • Author: Kevin R. Kosar
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 114
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  • Today, the United States has an executive branch that can do just about anything it pleases, over the objections of the people s representatives, and sometimes to spectacularly bad effect The executive branch s growth in size and influence means concentrated power and less democratic accountability Each new exercise of executive power creates precedent to justify itToday, the United States has an executive branch that can do just about anything it pleases, over the objections of the people s representatives, and sometimes to spectacularly bad effect The executive branch s growth in size and influence means concentrated power and less democratic accountability Each new exercise of executive power creates precedent to justify its future use Congress has been complicit in its own diminution, but any pathto reining in the executive must begin with the legislative branch The most democratic of the three branches, only Congress has sufficient constitutional power to bring the executive branch to heel To reverse the current state of executive dominated governance, Congress needs to take steps to remedy decades of neglect and bad decisions that have enfeebled the first branch while empowering the executive.

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    About "Kevin R. Kosar"

    1. Kevin R. Kosar

      I am the author of Ronald Reagan and Education Policy 2011 Failing Grades The Federal Politics of Education 2005 , Whiskey A Global History 2010 , and Moonshine A Global History 2017.I have written for The Weekly Standard magazine, New York Times, Washington Monthly magazine, Washington Post, Public Administration Review, and various journals and newspapers.I blog and edit at AlcoholReviews, LegBranch, Federal Education Policy History website, and Kosar s Fishing Notes I work at the R Street Institute, a think tank in Washington, DC I earned my Ph.D in politics from New York University and have lived in Washington, DC since 2003.

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