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Six Reasons for Final Weekend Optimism

Dave M Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 9:52 PM
There is nothing to indicate in your posts that you even understand what strict construction means. And if the head of the executive branch is not involved in budgeting exactly how do you think the funds appropriated by Congress are collected and spent? Article 1 section 8 lays out who has the authority to tax and appropriate money. And you might try reading Article II Sec 3 as well. It lays out the executives duties and responsibilities. It is difficult to see how he could do these if he had no authority to become involved in drawing up budgets. Grow Up!

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