Protecting our Democracy: Reasserting Congress’ Power of the Purse

Today, the House Budget Committee will hold a hearing examining the importance of reasserting Congress’ power of the purse. Witnesses will discuss the proper balance of the separation of powers, the current framework of fiscal laws that safeguard Congress’ power of the purse, how those fiscal laws operate in practice, and more.

The hearing begins at 1pm ET.

Watch it below.

Witnesses include:

Molly Reynolds, Brookings Institution

Liz Hempowicz, Project on Government Oversight

Edda Emmanuelli Perez, Government Accountability Office

Mark R. Paoletta, Center for Renewing America

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