Bush Orders Congress To “Report” To Him

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… So I’m inviting congressional leaders from both parties — both political parties — to meet with me at the White House next week. At this meeting, the leaders in Congress can report on progress on getting an emergency spending bill to my desk. [emphasis added]

I don’t know how many of you took a class called “civics” in school, but that class explained how our government works. Congress does not “report” to the President. In fact, the President is required in our Constitution to report to Congress.

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