GOP lawmaker reaches out to Ocasio-Cortez on limiting Supreme Court’s power | TheHill – The Hill

Rep. Chip RoyCharles (Chip) Eugene RoyBanning former members of Congress from lobbying won’t ‘drain the swamp’ House conservatives want information on TSA policies for undocumented immigrants House conservatives want information on TSA policies for undocumented immigrants MORE (R-Texas) on Wednesday became the second GOP lawmaker this week to reach out to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezGOP leader, Ocasio-Cortez give boost to lawmaker pay hike GOP leader, Ocasio-Cortez give boost to lawmaker pay hike Booker praises Baltimore school that sends kids to yoga instead of detention MORE (D-N.Y.) on Twitter to propose working together on bipartisan legislation.

“Hey @AOC if you want to join forces to limit the power/reach of SCOTUS and the Courts, sounds great!,” Roy wrote. “Let’s discuss over lobby reform!”

Roy quote-tweeted a post from Ocasio-Cortez in which the freshman lawmaker wrote, “Party aside, the Supreme Court has gotten things horrifyingly wrong in the past,” referencing high-profile high court decisions such as Citizens United.

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“That’s why Congress must preserve our power and independence: we are part of the check + balance,” she added.

Roy’s pitch comes after Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTrump judicial nominee withdraws amid Republican opposition: report Trump judicial nominee withdraws amid Republican opposition: report Democrats hope some presidential candidates drop out — and run for Senate  MORE (R-Texas) reached out to Ocasio-Cortez to suggest they team up on making birth control available over the counter.

The unlikely pair recently agreed to work together on lobbyist reforms.

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