Reforming Congress – Donald R Wolfensberger, Former Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center (Part 2)

May 27, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:10 – Do today’s committees have the appropriate scope and jurisdiction to address today’s issues? How does that change?
  • 3:17 – How authorizations and appropriations work vs. how they should work
  • 6:45 – Transparency vs. Privacy
  • 10:37 – On Oversight
    [Lightning Round]
  • 12:45 – What do you think congressional representation should mean?
  • 15:43 – How would your ideal Congress allocate its time?
  • 17:56 – How should debate, deliberation, or dialogue occur or be structured in Congress?
  • 19:42 – What fundamental institutional improvement should Congress make in the next 50 Years?
  • 21:47 – What book or article most shaped your thinking on congressional reform?
  • 24:40 – Long term plans
    [End of Part 2]