U.S. Rep. Charles Djou is supporting two measures he thinks will combat government waste, H.R. 5454 and H.R. 1294. The former would give policymakers a tool known as “expedited rescission” to eliminate spending, and the latter would give the U.S. president line-item veto power.
Lastly, and least importantly, the Obama “birther” silliness has been given new life by U.S. Sen. David Vitter. The Louisiana Republican supports conservative groups who want to challenge the Honolulu-born president’s citizenship in court.