3 examples of legislative powers
Example of Legislative Powers: To borrow money on the credit of the United States; To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; and To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States. See the complete lists of the Powers of Congress here.
Recognized by Article I of the Constitution, the Legislative Branch is made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate, which together form the United States Congress. The Constitution grants Congress the only authority to enact legislation and declare war, the right to confirm or reject many Presidential appointments, and substantial investigative powers.
Congress, as one of the three coequal divisions of government, is ascribed significant powers by the Constitution. All legislative power in the administration is vested in Congress, meaning that it is the only part of the government that can make new laws or change existing laws. Executive Branch agencies issue rules with the full force of law, but these are only under the authority of laws enacted by Congress. The President may reject bills Congress passes, but Congress may also override a veto by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
According to The New American news, The Washington Post's neoconservative columnist Jennifer Rubin appears to be on the warpath against members of Congress skeptical of Syrian intervention, especially congressmen who assert that it's beyond the power of President Obama to initiate the war. Find out more here.