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Response to yallerdawg (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 28, 2016, 06:35 PM

12. Article 1, Section 8, "necessary and proper" clause

To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof.


Yes, Congress writes the laws of the land. To do that, they have the power of oversight for all federal agencies. It's called "checks and balances." Didn't your government teacher cover this when you were in high school? What the heck kind of republic would we have if the law enforcement agencies didn't answer to anyone outside the executive branch?

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