If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money…




If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money…

If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money… --James Madison

If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.

James Madison

Year: 1792
Context: Letter to Edmund Pendleton
Tags: Congress, discretion, enumerated powers, general welfare, money



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