Originally Posted by Direckshun
Irrelevent to this thread.
It's completely relevant to this thread.
Nope. That's your side on this issue.
Oh and you have NO mandate. Even Madison says you don't.
"This power over the purse may, in fact, be regarded as the most complete and effectual weapon with which any constitution can arm the immediate representatives of the people, for obtaining a redress of every grievance, and for carrying into effect every just and salutary measure." - Federalist Papers, No. 58, 1788
The House has the power of the purse. The Democrats used it to end the Vietnam war by not funding it.