Senator Fails Civics 101

Senator Dianne Feinstein developed a new standard for separation of powers.

At the start of Trump’s presidency, we were lectured on the independence of the judiciary and the independence of the…

These entities derive their authority from either congress or the executive and therefore cannot be independent. As extensions of one of the two branches’ authority, they are limited by the constitutional restraints on said branches’ power. Congress cannot maintain an agency that has executive powers. And the president cannot create an agency with legislative powers. Therefore, the function of the agency determines to whom the agency answers.

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