Because according to Article II only the president can call the Congress into special session. And I'd be surprised if Obama was willing to do that.
Thank you. I was not aware of that.
Nice try Doodledog.
It does not pass the smell test.
What is preventing Waldo Boehner from conducting a press conference
and demanding a vote in the house. Where is your buddy Waldo Boehner?
... [The President] may, on extraordinary occasions, convene both Houses, or either of them ...
The word "only" is not there. The Speaker can call the House into session anytime.
Can the house call an emergency session re: articles of impeachment?