congress is complicit in trump’s power grab

Obama used that pen and phone to implement DACA and to rewrite parts of Affordable Care Act, to circumvent the requirement that Congress approve treaties, and to target US citizens with drone strikes. ... Article I, Section, Clause of Constitution gives Congress the power to declare..

philippines: congress aims to lock up more children

Both houses of the Philippine Congress appear set to approve a bill that would incarcerate greater numbers of  children caught up in the criminal justice system. ... “If the Philippine Congress passes the bill lowering the age of criminal liability, they will be throwing many more..

the us congress is preparing a new war

In Washington, the struggle between Jacksonians and Imperialists may well seduce Congress into harassing President, and playing foreign affairs.. This Congress has just elected James Risch to the presidency of Senatorial Committee for Foreign Affairs, and Eliot Engel to the presidency of..

how to term-limit congress

Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Francis Rooney hope to rejuvenate idea, proposing amendment to impose term limits on members of Congress. ... By sending forth amendment is above zero, After all, 15 states already term-limit their legislators However, the likelihood that two-thirds of the..

congress to hold protest rallies across country

Nepali Congress today decided to hold massive protest across all 77 districts on February against the party's act of forcibly getting National Medical Education Bill endorsed from Parliament... House of Representatives on Friday passed the bill despite the obstruction of House proceedings and..

zimbabwe: mdc congress slated for june

Chamisa grabbed power at Khupe -- who was elected vice-president at the party's last congress unlike Chamisa and Mudzuri. ... It was realised that delaying the congress to October was feeding into the narrative that Chamisa was too keen to hold onto power without congress..

can congress block a national emergency?

The National Emergencies Act of 1976 established that Congress has the authority to terminate emergency. ... By resolution or the, Provides that any emergency declared by President accordance with this title shall terminate if Congress terminates the emergency President issues..


Pass legislation de-scheduling marijuana with equity and justice reform components, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights said in letter outlining priorities for the in Congress that begins January.. ..

let the war vote go to congress now

Alexander Hamilton explained that the plain meaning of Clause was that it's the peculiar and province of Congress, when the nation is at peace, of war whether from calculations of policy, or from provocations or injuries received in other words, it belongs to Congress only to go to war... ..

congress must reauthorize vawa

Interestingly, that Congress did not have the right to enforce the civil remedy under Commerce Clause despite evidence that it costs taxpayers between $5-10 billion healthcare and enforcement costs, lost productivity, and more. ..

esty says farewell to congress in final speech

Elected in 2012 to represent the sprawling northwestern 5th congressional district, Esty was sworn into Congress shortly. ... -elect Jahana Hayes, planned to join the task force in Congress.. Ana is Washington correspondent who has won numerous awards, including from The Associated Press..

china's 12th national women's congress opens

Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji and Han Zheng attend the opening of National Women's Congress Beijing, capital of China, Oct 30, 2018.. BEIJING, Oct -- National Women's Congress opened Beijing on Tuesday.. ..

term limits in court and congress

Supreme Court heard arguments favor of overturning Arkansas law aimed at limiting members of Congress to three terms in House and two terms in Senate. ... The lower courts have ruled that Constitution's own list of qualifications for members of Congress is exclusive one. ..

negative views of new congress cross party lines

To be sure, public views of Congress overall have been negative for several years, since well before Republicans won control of Senate last fall or gained control of House January 2011. ... While the overall ratings of Republican congressional leaders over the last few months have dropped..

congress readies band-aid measure for opioid crisis

As it worked its way through Congress the bill very added windfall for the giant corporations in the form of relief from law passed last February that required them to give elderly Medicare recipients discount on prescription drugs that fall in Medicare Part D doughnut hole.. ..

national congress of american indians under #metoo fire

John Dossett, attorney at National Congress of American Indians, is seen in 2016 photo at NCAI Washington, D.C. ... Jefferson Keel Letter to Tribal Leaders September 18, 2018 Honorable Tribal Leadership, For nearly seventy-five years, National Congress of American Indians has worked to..

congress floods white-collar labor markets

The data was posted by Center for Immigration Studies, how Congress imports foreign-born immigrants and visa-workers to raise the labor supply by roughly 50 percent in and technology jobs, ensuring much lower salaries for Americans in those flooded job markets.. ..

congress and war

And two years or ISIS, Congress has not bothered to hold vote on whether to authorize the use of force for the campaign.. Yet Congress remained policy, debating and deciding on United States into World War I, passing legislation on in the in effort to avoid war, backing military aid to..

the ominous republican hold on congress

The Ominous Republican Hold on Congress . by Sheldon Richman . As we face the new year, the biggest concern for peace lovers is Republican control of the U.S. ... Moreover, Obama is at best ambiguous about whether all sanctions against Iran would ever be lifted, and the Republican Congress..

congress passes sanctions on venezuela officials

Congress Passes Sanctions on Venezuela Officials . 11 Dec 2014 . WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has cleared and sent to President Barack Obama legislation directing him to levy sanctions against Venezuelan government officials involved in a crackdown on anti-government protesters. . .....

18th cpc national congress to last seven days

BEIJING - National Congress of Communist Party of China will open Thursday, Nov 8 and last seven days Nov 14, on Wednesday.. ... in light of the practice of CPC National Congress, CPC Central Committee invited 57 delegates to attend Party Congress and they would enjoy equal..

young chinese focus on cpc congress, us election

BEIJING - Delegates of National Congress of Communist Party of China have arrived Beijing as of Tuesday, when the world is awaiting the result of another event -- the US presidential race.. ... capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Tang has concerns about the two events, especially CPC..

evaluating congress

Members of Congress were far less likely than Bush administration to spread false statements about the need for Iraq, according to new study. ... The implication, of course, is that the false statements were aimed as much at Congress as they were at American people. ..

congress should hold administration accountable

Congress should hold administration accountable.. I write to express my outrage at the president's commuting of Lewis. ... Congress must assert its responsibility to investigate high crimes and misdemeanors by this administration, and hold it accountable for its actions.. ..

bush's `faith-based' agenda to bypass busy congress

Bush's `Faith-based' Agenda To Bypass Busy Congress . . August 31, 2002 | By Mike Allen The Washington Post . Washington — With President Bush's 'faith-based' legislation facing an uncertain fate, the White House is planning an aggressive effort to implement parts of the program this fall even if..

court ruling slaps down congress more than religion

Congress was enacting RFRA because in 1990 case Court had misconstrued First Amendment's of the free exercise of religion.. ... But Court, voting 6-3, says Congress has asserted its own definition of what those liberties are, claiming power to make substantive change in constitutional..

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