Sounds absolutely wonderful, but seems to leave open the following question. How in blazes would this proposal, if enacted, ever be made to actually work?
The amendment may be less of a practical nature than of a symbolic one. As Representative Chaffetz stated
- "failure to comply with the Fast and Furious congressional subpoena is anything but a partisan political fight" but rather "an issue of separation of powers between the legislative and executive branches."
142 of 183 Democrats agreed
that the executive branch cannot lie to, ignore, or stonewall the legislative branch.