Skip to comments.Senate falls short of votes need to pass cybersecurity bill, sets stage for presidential order
Posted on 11/14/2012 5:41:26 PM PST by mdittmar
WASHINGTON The Senate failed again to advance legislation to protect the U.S. electrical grid and other critical industries from cyberattack, setting the stage for President Barack Obama to sign an executive order to improve the countrys digital defenses.
A motion to limit debate and force a vote on the bill fell well short on Wednesday of the 60 votes needed to pass, with only 51 senators backing the measure. Democrats and Republicans disagreed over the role the Homeland Security Department and other federal agencies should play in protecting essential businesses from cyberattacks.
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What’s the point of even having Congress?
Or a Constitution.
Yes, the Left craves a dictator.
Can you read any more biased writing?
Why did we just pay them to vote when there vote does not even matter.
Salaam. Praise to the Caliph, peace be upon him.
The DEMOCRATICALLY controlled Senate couldn’t pass this? I’m sure when Emperor Obama makes his executive proclamation he’ll blame Republicans on the passage failure.
Withhold tax payments next April 15th.
It’s easier than protesting in front of the White Hut with torches and pitchforks, especially when the corrupt media won’t cover the story.
Suppose the businesses decide they’re not going to comply with Emperor 0bama’s edict? It’s not a law.
So is it true Harry Reid couldn’t get all the Democrats to agree?