- Feb 10, 2006
- Reaction score
- eastern Montana
"I thought we were a nation of laws and that our country was governed by our Constitution. And as I have been around my district and the country this year, there’s more of an interest in our founding principles than at any time in my political career. And when you talk about the founding principles, you realize that Article I gives the Congress of the United States the power of the purse and that... the president has powers under Article II, and this idea that you are just going to go around the Congress is just, it’s almost laughable. And so we are keeping a very close eye on the administration to make sure they are following the law and following the Constitution," -- Speaker John Boehner on Obama's continual circumvention of Congress, in direct contradiction to the Constitution
it is refreshing to hear all the talk going around about the Constitution and America's founding principles- like no other in my lifetime!