Posted by | January 28, 2013 13:14 | Filed under: Top Stories

Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama offered up a Constitutional amendment that would make not balancing the budget an impeachable offense.

Brooks’ outlandish proposal calls for a balanced budget within five years, after which time federal spending could not exceed federal revenue. If the country were to face a deficit, Brooks’ bill demands that the President take “such steps as are necessary” to avoid excess spending.

And the president can’t use tax increases as a cure.

“The President may not order any increase in taxes or other revenue measures to enforce the Amendment,” the bill reads. “A President’s failure to prevent a prohibited fiscal year deficit is an impeachable offense.”

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