DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) have proposed a Constitutional amendment that would impose term limits on members of both houses of Congress, according to reports.
The amendment, co-sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), and Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) calls for a limit of three, two-year terms in the House of Representatives and two, six-year terms in the Senate.
President Trump supports term-limits for members of Congress, tweeting in April of last year that he met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers and he endorsed their efforts.
“The American people support term limits by an overwhelming margin. I believe that as lawmakers, we should follow the example of our founding fathers, Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who refused to consider public service as a career" said Rooney. "Our history is replete with examples of leaders who served their country for a time and returned to private life, or who went on to serve in a different way.”