5/14/17, "James Clapper: U.S. System Of Checks And Balances Is "Under Assault" By President Donald Trump," Real Clear Politics, Tim Hains
Former intelligence chief James Clapper on CNN, Sun., 5/14/17, says US institutions are are under assault by President Trump following the firing of former FBI Director James Comey:
(The FBI was created in 1908 as an executive branch agency, not by the founding fathers as a check or balance on the president.)"
The CIA wasn't created until 1947. Like the FBI, the CIA was not created by the founding fathers as a check or balance on the president. It added to the executive branch.
"In 1947 Congress passed the National Security Act, which created the National Security Council (NSC) and, under its direction, the CIA. Given extensive power to conduct foreign intelligence operations, the CIA was charged with advising the NSC on intelligence matters, correlating and evaluating the intelligence activities of other government agencies, and carrying out other intelligence activities as the NSC might require."...
2007, "Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)," Encyclopedia Britannica, Robert W. Pringle
Above, 1775, Americans fighting British imperialism (the "Redcoats"), from About.com
Comment: It's also impossible that founding fathers said US taxpayers should be forced to pay all the bills for the FBI, CIA and endless new parasitic groups created year in and year out for all eternity.