“:What’s happening is that the establishment Repubs are checking off a list of hot button issues for the base of the party. “
Even though Republicans control both chambers of Congress their power is limited and therefore not absolute. For instance, after wildly popular legislation passed both the U.S. House and Senate last month approving the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the president flexed his political muscles and vetoed it anyway. There was nothing Republicans could do about it. And while his ‘Four Pinocchios’-inducing rationale was widely panned by lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, an override vote was always a long shot.
Well, now they can say, “at least we tried”!
But, no, they didn’t try. Here’s an update for you, Guy ……. nothing comes to a vote without the…
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