Congress need to utilize its authority over federal government costs to compel adjustments at the Department of Justice and also Department of Homeland Security running under a “tyrannical” executive branch,Rep Chip Roy, R-Texas, claimed Sunday.
Roy claimed he thinks the DOJ has actually been “weaponized” under the Biden management throughout a look on “Fox News Sunday,” and also advised his associates to assist compel adjustments at the firms by holding back financing.
“I can tell you right now for all my colleagues, I will not vote for a continuing resolution or any funding for DHS or DOJ if we don’t get changes to both,” Roy claimed.
“I want the border secure,” the congressman proceeded. “I want DOJ restored to following the rule of law, and we should use the power of the purse, as James Madison wrote in Federalist 58, is the most powerful weapon against an over tyrannical executive branch that we see unfold right now before us.”
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When inquired about the Fitch score firm devaluing the U.S. credit score score from AAA to AA+, Roy claimed the federal government can not maintain “recklessly” investing cash.
“We are funding for a bureaucracy that is at odds with the American people,” Roy claimed. “We’re funding a DHS that doesn’t secure the homeland. We’re funding a DOJ that doesn’t enforce the rule of law. We’re funding a DOD that is more interested in being woke and having social engineering wrapped in a uniform than defending the United States.”
Roy claimed the U.S. might obtain that score back by bringing costs pull back to pre-COVID-19 degrees.
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“So my job is to hold that spending back in September to 1.471 trillion, which was the 2022 levels, and then we start getting us on a path to actual fiscal sanity,” the Texas Republican claimed.
Roy likewise said that the DOJ can not be utilized to target a previous head of state, describing the examination right into previous President Donald Trump’s handling of categorized files.
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“This is something that is being put up politically, purposely, this theory of defrauding, which is by The New York Times’ own description a novel legal theory, a novel legal theory to go after a former president and the current challenge of the current president,” he claimed. “My Democratic colleagues know exactly what they’re doing.”
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