Article I Initiative
What kind of war power does the Constitution grant the President and Congress? What limitations apply to each branch concerning the power to declare war and the use of military force? Over time, how has the Framers’ understanding been followed and in what ways has it been ignored? Do the founding principles regarding these topics still have application to our modern era? Join us for an insightful discussion with Former Congressman Mickey Edwards and National Review Institute Senior Fellow Andrew C. McCarthy.
This event was held on July 7, 2017, at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
- Hon. Mickey Edwards, Former Congressman, Vice President and Program Director, Rodel Fellowships In Public Leadership, Aspen Institute
- Andrew C. McCarthy, Senior Fellow, National Review Institute
- Moderator: Nate Kaczmarek, Deputy Director, Article I Initiative, The Federalist Society
Russell Senate Office Building
Kevin Kosar July 11, 2017
Former Congressional Research Service (CRS) analyst Kevin Kosar offers his inside perspective on how Congress has changed over the last couple decades and how CRS and the Congress could be more effective. Short video featuring Todd Gaziano
Should Congress assert more power over agencies or continue to delegate? Should Congress rely more on the Congressional Review Act? Todd Gaziano, Executive Director of the Pacific Legal Foundation summarizes his remarks at the 2017 Executive Branch Review Conference on congressional oversight of regulatory agencies.
Professor David Schoenbrod of New York Law School on his new book, DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington. Schoenbrod outlines how Congress attempts to shift blame for unpopular policy decisions while still taking credit for popular ones, how this practice harms Americans, and the solution he calls the Honest Deal Act.
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