National Review. 12/9/2019, Vol. 71 Issue 22, p17-20. 3p.
CONSTITUTIONAL amendments -- United States, EQUAL rights amendments, IMPEACHMENT of presidents, VOTING -- United States -- Law legislation, DEMOCRATS -- Congresses, and TRUMP, Donald, 1946-
The article focuses on official changes made in the U.S. concerning equal rights. Topics include the congress' "Equal Rights Amendment" that guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex; the Congress' aim, which is not the president impeachment but to pass a trade bill, appropriations bills, and voting Rights Act; and U.S. President U.S. President Donald Trump's support for protectionist elements of the deal assist him to win votes from congress Democrats.
National Review. 5/6/2019, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p38-40. 3p.
UNITED States. Congress, LEGISLATIVE power -- United States, EXECUTIVE power -- United States, UNITED States. Constitution, ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, LEGISLATION, and UNITED States -- Politics government
The author, a U.S. senator, argues that the U.S. Congress must stem the expansion of executive power within the U.S. government by reasserting and utilizing the legislative powers and responsibilities granted by the U.S. Constitution. He discusses former U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt's initiation of the administrative state. The article also discusses the U.S. legislation the National Emergencies Act (NEA).
National Review. 10/1/2018, Vol. 70 Issue 18, p27-29. 3p.
UNITED States. Congress, UNITED States. Constitution, EXECUTIVE power -- United States, SEPARATION of powers -- United States, and UNITED States -- Politics government
The article discusses the construction and function of the U.S. Congress as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, efforts to streamline its built-in inefficiencies and address questions concerning the concept of separation of powers, and whether the Constitution needs to be amended to address what is termed presidentialism, or the prominence of the executive branch.
UNITED States. Congress -- History, UNITED States. Congress -- Officials employees, UNITED States. Congress -- Powers duties, UNITED States. Congress -- Public opinion, UNITED States legislators, and UNITED States -- Politics government -- 2009-2017
The article reflects upon the Congress in the U.S. as of 2016. Particular focus is given to issues in the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government in the U.S. Additional topics discussed include the presidency of Barack Obama, the Administrative Procedure Act and the author's observations on Constitutionalism.