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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-08-10 03:50 PM
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11. I wrote this without noticing there is another thread on it.
which contains a lot of discussion and opinions.
Seems there is an interesting variance on how the pocket veto works.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

The Senate IS in session, according to a variety of reliable sources.
So Congress is not adjourned, just the House.
Apparently Reid left the Senate in session to avoid recess appointments
( gee, I thought he was a Dem).
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  -There is NO pocket veto of the notary bill, it appears. We may have been snookered. dixiegrrrrl  Oct-08-10 03:29 PM   #0 
  - Someone said that because the bill originated from the House, and the House is closed..  joeybee12   Oct-08-10 03:32 PM   #1 
  - The pocket veto is perfectly valid, AND the president is sending a copy back to the House anyway  BzaDem   Oct-08-10 03:33 PM   #2 
  - I hope this is true and he is actually vetoing it -  TBF   Oct-08-10 05:51 PM   #22 
  - FUD. The House is in adjournment.  MineralMan   Oct-08-10 03:35 PM   #3 
  - +1 for good info  flamingdem   Oct-08-10 04:27 PM   #19 
  - Snookered? By whom?  gateley   Oct-08-10 03:37 PM   #4 
  - Some of us are of the nip in the bud school. We need nothing else to "fix later" the plate is  TheKentuckian   Oct-08-10 03:40 PM   #6 
  - Some others, perhaps, are heavily into the spreading of  MineralMan   Oct-08-10 03:56 PM   #13 
  - I'm in the same class - totally believe in 'nipping in the bud' but I think in this  gateley   Oct-08-10 07:33 PM   #24 
  - The usual bad reporting and spinning against the President  whistler162   Oct-08-10 04:24 PM   #18 
  - It's simpler than that. If Obama doesn't sign the Bill, it doesn't become law.  leveymg   Oct-08-10 03:38 PM   #5 
  - You're wrong  Individualist   Oct-08-10 03:44 PM   #8 
     - Holy crap . . . I stand corrected. So, when does the Senate adjourn?  leveymg   Oct-08-10 03:47 PM   #9 
        - I believe the answer to that is whenever Reid decides to adjourn.  Individualist   Oct-08-10 03:58 PM   #14 
  - Congress adjourned September 30th, 2010...  Spazito   Oct-08-10 03:42 PM   #7 
  - Trojan Horse Legislation  formercia   Oct-08-10 03:50 PM   #10 
  - I wrote this without noticing there is another thread on it.  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-08-10 03:50 PM   #11 
  - Just check the Constitution. It's all in there.  MineralMan   Oct-08-10 03:53 PM   #12 
  - Can he just not sign the bill?  SoCalDem   Oct-08-10 03:59 PM   #15 
  - One more time: an explanation of the veto process  onenote   Oct-08-10 04:13 PM   #16 
  - Edit. Delete.  Warren DeMontague   Oct-08-10 04:18 PM   #17 
  - ok I was going by a huffington post article  littlewolf   Oct-08-10 04:47 PM   #20 
  - Thank you for that article link.  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-08-10 06:34 PM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-08-10 04:48 PM   #21 
 

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