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View Diary: "Emoluments," Clinton, and That Pesky Constitution (156 comments)

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  •  They NEEd to be able to address it (0+ / 0-)

    Because if they cannot what is to prevent future sure-to-lose presidents from hiking everyones pay a few bucks less than a year before new office?

    Needs to be potential workarounds to prevent executive order abuse against incoming administrations.

    •  The power of the purse (1+ / 0-)
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      Neon Mama

      rests with the Congress. So that might work for low level employees but not for offices specifically named in bills governing their departments.

      It would be nice if we could actually start enforcing the rule of law.. even the ones that are "pesky". Old fashioned i know.. on both sides of the aisle.

      I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever TJ

      by cdreid on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 03:13:26 PM PST

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