In this chapter you have learned about the relationship
between Congress and the president. You also have learned about constitutional
powers, particularly the power of Congress to conduct investigations and practice
legislative oversight. Oversight is an important responsibility of Congress and
an important feature in our government's system of checks and balances. In this
activity you will take a closer look at this function of Congress by studying
the report of a bipartisan commission that reviewed intelligence activities.
Destination Title: Commission
on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community
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Start at the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence
Commission report page of the Government Printing Office Web site.
After you have read through the information, answer
the following questions.
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