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To: apillar
There is a simple way for Boehner to avoid this even if democrats get the signatures....adjourn the house before the vote takes place. Then NOTHING can be voted on until the house is back in session...

The Constitution says that both chambers have to agree to an adjournment of more than 3 days. Reid would never consent to a House adjournment over this.

-PJ

19 posted on 10/04/2013 11:34:40 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
There is a simple way for Boehner to avoid this even if democrats get the signatures....adjourn the house before the vote takes place. Then NOTHING can be voted on until the house is back in session...

The Constitution says that both chambers have to agree to an adjournment of more than 3 days. Reid would never consent to a House adjournment over this.

True. Also, the Constitution says that the President may convene one or both Houses of Congress. So, if Boehner adjourned the house to prevent a vote on the bill, Obama would just convene the house so it could vote on the bill.

34 posted on 10/04/2013 12:00:35 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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