Calling For A Constitutional Convention Is A Tall Order
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is the latest Republican to request a Constitutional Convention.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | January 8, 2016
A growing number of Republicans are calling for an event not seen since the country’s founding.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he, too, wants a Constitutional Convention to amend the Constitution.
Specifically, Abbott is calling for nine amendments. They include requiring Congress to balance the budget and giving states the power to override Supreme Court decisions.