A new Supreme Court brings new hope to reeling in unchecked federal power. For the last few decades, the Supreme Court has allowed Congress to delegate unchecked power to unelected agency officials, who are mainly part of the executive branch. The executive branch has thus legislated through unelected officials and latched onto powers not granted to them via the Constitution.
The most recent example is President Joe Biden’s mandate that large employers require their workers to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly.
The executive branch plays a far more significant role in our everyday lives than the Founding Fathers intended. Article 1, Section 1 of the Constitution prescribes that all legislative power lies with Congress. Why then, has the executive played such a significant role in creating law in recent history?
For example, Biden announced he will look into having the Department of Education, an executive agency, mandate masks for all school children, despite kids facing almost