Did you forget the war mongering for Syria and Rand Paul and others wanting the president to check with congress first?<quoted text>
Don't kid yourself based on your personal interpretation of the constitution. Even the founding fathers couldn't agree on the limits of the federal government.
So you concede that they are obstructionists. Good.
Even those deemed "essential" employees were not paid until the shutdown was over.
The government has no problem getting financing. Are you delusional?
Didn't you just say that the Tea Party is a sub-party of the Republican party? If they are going to caucus with them, then they need to own their decisions as well.
How so? I see a president who had the baggage of two wars handed to him by the previous administration.
Are you a progressive liberal?
Congress has 18 enumerated powers, that's it.