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Congress Powers
Updated: 12/6/2018
Congress Powers
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  • Did you know that Congress are the ones who set taxes?
  • Yep, did you also know that they are limited such like they must be the same rate throughout the country?
  • Congress is the only ones who can declare war. They can also give power to the president to direct the military. They are also the only ones who can approve treaties
  • Congress can place laws on naturalization which means can become a United States citizen. They also have the ability to get rid of the president just like what would've happened to Bill Clinton.
  • Congress has the power to establish laws that revolve around Bankruptcies
  • While these were only a few out of many,the last one we will discuss is the power to give them selves power that isn't defined in the Constitution.
  • This final one allows them to stretch the law which gives the freedom to implement new laws.
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