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To: 92nina

They can propose a carbon tax, but certainly, Congress has the right (and presumably the will) to shoot it down, no?

Or, am I again over-estimating the common-sense and basic belief in conservative values of the Republican House majority?


2 posted on 11/16/2012 2:22:58 PM PST by PGR88
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To: PGR88

It’s backwards. Only the house can originate a tax bill, and then they get to vote on whether it passes or not. The Executive branch cannot initiate a tax on it’s own.


8 posted on 11/16/2012 2:36:55 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: PGR88

The Clinton BTU tax was blocked by one vote from a Democrat senator from Oklahoma...


11 posted on 11/16/2012 2:50:04 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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