‘We the people’ to open next Congress

‘We the people’ to open next Congress

House to read Constitution

By Stephen Dinan   The Washington Times

The Constitution frequently gets lip service in Congress, but House Republicans next year will make sure it gets a lot more than that – the new rules the incoming majority party proposed this week call for a full reading of the country’s founding document on the floor of the House on Jan. 6.

The goal, backers said, is to underscore the limited-government rules the Founders imposed on Congress – and to try to bring some of those principles back into everyday legislating…. more

“If they follow through on it, it’ll create some very difficult conversations, because what they’ll end up doing is finding a lot of things already in place are unconstitutional,” Mr. Tarbutton said.


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