Tuesday, December 21, 2010

House Republicans Establish New Rule Requiring A Constitutional Statement to Accompany All Bills

Republicans Start Teaching Members How to Obey the Constitution
By David Weigel
December 20, 2010

Earlier today, some Hill staffers attended the first of four staggered meetings on how to write a new clause into legislation that explains why, exactly, the legislation is constitutional.  This was a big Tea Party demand that Republicans ran on, and they're not welching.

Here's the memo that announced the meetings.  I've redacted one part that tells staff the exact time and place of the meetings.
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