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House Dems Unveil Legislation to Rein In Presidential Powers

HeadlineSep 22, 2021

House Democrats unveiled the Protecting Our Democracy Act Tuesday, which they said would help rein in presidential powers and abuses of power following the Trump administration. The legislation would impose new restrictions on presidential pardons; protect watchdogs and inspectors general from firings or other retaliation; make it more difficult for presidents to refuse congressional subpoenas, to circumvent congressional appropriations and to make profits from the office of the presidency.

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