Members of Congress are returning to work this week under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence.
Setting and meeting specific goals is vital for success in the business world. Congress, however, is an exception to that rule.
Another government shutdown would cost the federal government billions of dollars and put stress on the economy and the nation’s credit rating.
As always, some taxpayers will benefit more than others. But only time will tell exactly how much the the new tax law helps or harms the American public.
The problem in Congress seems to be the two-party system. But a third political party would make it difficult for one party to dominate Congress.
Four members of the House of Representatives put forward a resolution to force Congress to act on the War Powers Resolution of 1973 – designed to lead to the end of U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia in its operations in Yemen.
After a five-week summer break, Congress has returned to work and now faces multiple challenges including legislation for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding.
The Constitution requires congressional authorization for a large-scale attack on North Korea; Trump might be able to launch an unauthorized attack anyway.