Comparing Congress to Parliament


Comparing Congress to Parliament 

  • Both Congress and parliament are structurally similar, both have a bicameral nature 
  • However, seperation of powers is a clear structural difference, Obama having to quite senate whereas May is a PM and an MP 
  • Both Congress and Parliament have considerable legislative power, Parliament blocking Brexit in 2019 and Congress blocking the wall in the same year 
  • However legislative powers different as commons has far more power than lords whereas senate and house of reps are equal, commons overriding lords on tampon tax whereas


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