And aside from that, it was likely unconstitutional because bills that raise revenue must originate in the House.
He is the most public face attached to policies he facilitated but did not originate.
But where do air pollutants in northern China, in particular Beijing, originate?
1650s, probably a back-formation of origination. In earliest reference it meant "to trace the origin of;" meaning "to bring into existence" is from 1650s; intransitive sense of "to come into existence" is from 1775. Related: Originated; originating.
originate o·rig·i·nate (ə-rĭj'ə-nāt')
v. o·rig·i·nat·ed, o·rig·i·nat·ing, o·rig·i·nates
To bring into being; create.
To come into being; start.