In announcing his dangerous plan to close Guantanamo earlier this week, President Obama argued, â€œI donâ€™t want to pass this problem on to the next president, whoever it is.â€ If only he felt this way about other more pressing challenges facing our country.
Earlier in the week, when we laid out our expectations for the president’s last budget, we predicted new tax hikes. After all, how are you going to pay for all that new spending? But even we didn’t see this one coming…
In President Obama’s last year in office, Congress is continuing to use many different tactics to combat his administration’s growth-crushing agenda. One of them is called the Congressional Review Act.
Enacted in 1996 as part of Speaker Newt Gingrich’s Contract with America, the CRA requires federal agencies who implement a major rule or regulation to submit it to Congress to review the substance and impact.