Skip to comments.Senate Democrats “celebrate” three years without a budget
Posted on 04/30/2012 5:07:50 PM PDT by Pasadena2k
Sunday, April 29, 2012, is an anniversary unprecedented in the history of American politics, marking three years since the Democratic-led Senate last complied with federal law by passing a budget.
The Congressional Budget Act of 1974 stipulates that Congress must approve a budget resolution by April 15 of each year. In the Senate, only 51 votes are needed to pass a budget, as budgets are one of the few pieces of legislation invulnerable to a filibuster. Democrats currently control 53 seats.
Democratic lawmakers have offered myriad excuses for their refusal to offer a budget, none of which hold up to scrutiny, critics say.
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My first post of an article.
Forces them to live within only $1.5 Trillion above their means. With no budget, they can't even increase spending.
Harry Reid should be charged with contempt and impeached. Oh wait.. I called Obama and Holder and they told me they’re busy with the contempt charge over ‘Fast & Furious’.