Congressional Oversight... is not an enumerated power of Congress.

Congressional oversight... Congress’s oversight authority derives from its “implied” powers in the Constitution, public laws, and House and Senate rules. It is an integral part of the American system of checks and balances. However, there is no direct Constitutional authority for such power... leaving it open for challenges and limits to its use. For example... it should never be used to conduct or find CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR that is a function of the DOJ.  It should never be used for political purposes such as smearing opposition candidates.

Congressional oversight is not an enumerated power... it is implied, therefore it is subject to interpretation and may be challenged, on its face, as being Un-Constitutional.  Enumerated powers are specific powers and authority granted to the U.S. Congress by the U.S. Constitution. They are primarily found in Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution. Congress may lawfully exercise only those powers that the Constitution grants. There are 22 enumerated powers and OVERSIGHT IS NOT ONE OF THEM.  See: https://freedomoutpost.com/congress-enumerated-powers/

It is time to challenge the long-held concept of Congressional Oversight... as being an overreach in most cases, to their Constitutional power.  Congressional oversight should only extend to their enumerated powers and be limited to those items necessary to inform their legislative duties. Congress should not engage in prosecutorial or criminal investigations, as a function of oversight. Hence, their subpoena powers should be limited and are not what Congress would portend they are... Period. 

Finally, IMPLIED POWERS should not exist... beyond those directly and inexorably tied to an enumerated power... using implied Constitutional power to extend Congress's authority, opens the door for massive usurpations of powers not permitted or contemplated by our founders.  If a so-called 'implied power' is necessary to the functioning of Congress... let Congress and the States AMEND the Constitution to grant such power and authority.  Otherwise, any number of implied powers may be used by a rogue Court and Congress to subvert our Constitutional Republic... which Congress and the Courts are actively engaged.
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For More On Congressional Oversight see - Wikipedia
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So, no one cares that Congress is usurping the Executive Branch's exclusive powers to investigate, prosecute, and enforce the laws of the land...

No one cares that Congress is violating the Constitution... asserting it has carte blanche authority to investigate anything and everything... too, assign criminal culpability, and to use its powers to politicize Congressional hearings.  Too, misuse its hearings, to become ad-hock US Attorney's, Grand Juries, and police authorities... focusing its usurped power on the destruction of the opposition party.

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OMG!!! Ruth Bader Ginsburg Voted Best Real-Life Hero At MTV Awards

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday was crowned the best real-life hero at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

The 86-year old judge — whose 2015 biopic The Notorious RBG help cement her as a cultural icon among Liberals — beat out tennis star Serena Williams, WWE wrestler Roman Reigns, and comedian Hannah Gadsby to take him the award.

Though it wasn’t a clean sweep for Ginsburg last night.

The RGB documentary lost the “Best Fight” category for “Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Inequality” to “Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva.”

The justice was absent from the ceremony in Santa Monica, California.

Last December, Ginsburg had surgery to remove cancerous growths on her left lung. She was released from the hospital in New York four days later and recuperated at home.

Earlier this year, Ginsburg missed three days of arguments, the first time that’s happened since she joined the court in 1993. Still, she was allowed to participate using court briefs and transcripts.

Ginsburg has had two previous bouts with cancer, in 1999 and 10 years later.

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Celebrated liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in an opinion released Tuesday that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.”

“[A] woman who exercises her constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy is not a ‘mother’,” Ginsburg wrote in a footnote, which in turn responded to another footnote in the 20-page concurring opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas in the Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc. case.

As Breitbart News’ legal editor Ken Klukowski reported, the case concerned a law signed by then-Governor (now Vice President) Mike Pence of Indiana in 2016, which required that the remains of an aborted fetus (or baby) be disposed of by cremation or burial. The law also prohibited abortion on the basis of sex, race, or disability alone.

The Court upheld the first part of the law, but declined to consider the selective-abortion ban until more appellate courts had ruled on it.

In his lengthy opinion — which delighted pro-life advocates, and distressed pro-choice activists — Thomas wrote that “this law and other laws like it promote a State’s compelling interest in preventing abortion from becoming a tool of modern-day eugenics.” He traced the racist and eugenicist beliefs of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, and warned that the Court would one day need to wrestle with abortion as form of racial discrimination.

In a footnote, Thomas attacked Ginsberg’s dissenting opinion, which argued the Court should not have deferred to the legal standard used by the litigants in the lower courts, but should have subjected the Indiana law to a more difficult standard instead, since it impacted “the right of [a] woman” to an abortion.

Ginsburg cited no legal authority for her claim that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.” The claim that a fetus is not a child is central to pro-choice arguments.

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