Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis appear to be dead serious about clearing the swamp. They have introduced a constitutional amendment in both Houses of Congress for term limitation. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, appears to be tone deaf to the voter’s wishes. It appears that he will not allow this to come to a vote. Maybe he should hear more from the voters.
As Written Anna Giaritelli for Washington Examiner:
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would impose term limits on members of Congress, following through on their December announcement about the proposal.
“D.C. is broken,” Cruz said in a statement Tuesday evening. “The American people resoundingly agreed on Election Day, and President-elect Donald Trump has committed to putting government back to work for the American people. It is well past time to put an end to the cronyism and deceit that has transformed Washington into a graveyard of good intentions.”
The proposal would limit senators to two terms (12 years total) and representatives to three terms (six years total). President-elect Trump campaigned on reining in Congress by implementing term limits, though it is unclear if the incoming administration has been involved in the proposal, which comes during Congress’ first week in session this year.
Both Cruz and DeSantis are Republicans…..
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