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Response to FBaggins (Reply #24)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 12:37 AM

25. Well if the Executive has the power to spend the money congress appropriates

Any damned way it wants, then trump should be able to move whatever money he wants from wherever he wants to build his boondoggle of a wall and congress can't really object...right?

I'm not saying I agree with this, but if this is the case, 'departmental budgets' are basically meaningless...and if I have to trade trump's stupid wall for the next president stripping the Pentagon of whatever cash we need for universal healthcare (including for all the peeps that are gonna find a way OVER that wall)....


Then I'm all for that...except in practice it totally destroys Congressional power of the purse.

And that seems just silly...

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