Can bills be changed after they are submitted

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  1. RandallFlagg
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    I sincerely doubt that there has EVER been a bill submitted to the president that WASN'T bastardized to death by both the House and the Senate to the point that the initial meaning of the bill is lost in all the amendments and "add ons". Every person who looks briefly adds their own bullshit (for example a Bridge over a highway in Phoenix) or perhaps a new way to spend more money on some other dumbass project, that had/has NOTHING whatsoever to do with the original bill.
     
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    Executive orders have limits, the President is not suppose to create new law with an executive order. The orders are actually meant for bureaucratic folks, because that is who the president has under his control.
     
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    Constitutionally, that is it. We have gotten away from that and have Presidents doing Congress' job. It is Congress that is supposed to set the agenda and propose all legislation, however, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and all Presidents since Franklin Roosevelt have turned the system on its head.
     

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