The Line Item Veto: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process of the Committee on Rules, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, on the Line Item Veto After One Year : the Process and Its Implementation, March 11 and 12, 1998

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Stran 177 - If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment in the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation, for though this in one instance may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed.
Stran 175 - [a]ny member of Congress or any individual adversely affected . . . may bring an action in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, for declaratory judgment and injunctive relief on the ground that any provision of [the Act] violates the Constitution.
Stran 175 - And you do further swear (or affirm) that, to the best of your knowledge and ability, you will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic ; that you will bear true faith and allegiance to the same ; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion ; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the offices on which you are about to enter : so help you God.
Stran 123 - every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the President of the United States...
Stran 176 - Federal level, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) of the Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for overseeing State operations.
Stran 77 - A project is pork if it: is requested by only one chamber of Congress; not specifically authorized; not competitively awarded; not requested by the president; greatly exceeds the president's budget request or the previous year's funding; not the subject of...
Stran 176 - It shall be the duty of the court of appeals and of the Supreme Court of the United States to advance on the docket and to expedite to the greatest possible extent the disposition of any matter certified under subsection (a) of this section.
Stran 177 - In the framework of our Constitution, the President's power to see that the laws are faithfully executed refutes the idea that he is to be a lawmaker. The Constitution limits his functions in the lawmaking process to the recommending of laws he thinks wise and the vetoing of laws he thinks bad.
Stran 135 - To authorize the Executive to approve of so much of any measure passing the two Houses of Congress as his judgment may dictate, without approving the whole, the disapproved portion or portions to be subjected to the same rules as now...
Stran 123 - Every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the President of the United States; if he approves he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his objections to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objections at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it.

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