Someone might want to remind them that Democrats have a majority in both congressional chambers.
by Eric Boehm
From banning gas and oil drilling on federal lands to fixing problems with the Affordable Care Act and overhauling the immigration system, a group of congressional Democrats is pushing the Biden administration to take executive action on a host of issues that Congress apparently can’t or won’t deal with.
Someone might want to remind them that Democrats have a majority in both chambers.
But why go through the effort to pass legislation when you can have a president do it with the mere stroke of a pen? That’s the energy emanating from the seven-page “Recommendations for Executive Action” memo published last week by the Congressional Progressive Caucus, a coalition of about 100 left-wing lawmakers.