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donkeypoofed

(2,187 posts)
Wed Jan 16, 2019, 11:20 AM Jan 2019

Can Congress override Spanky's Veto?

The Govt needs to re-ooen. People will start dying soon. Look at the destruction done to the magnificent Joshua Tree National Park ! This NEEDS to end. The suffering and stress of the employees. This is just awful for them.
Please get them.back to work!

Until then, for any and all millionaires out there, how's about ya throw $10k to your local food bank? The rest of us will do what we can.

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Can Congress override Spanky's Veto? (Original Post) donkeypoofed Jan 2019 OP
Of course they can, if McConnell will let the bill go to the Senate for a vote. The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2019 #1
YES! Comrade McConnell* needs to bring the bills to reopen government to the... Raster Jan 2019 #2
Need 67... Mike Nelson Jan 2019 #3
They can, but it's months away...only happens when GOP has no beachbum bob Jan 2019 #4
Can, Yes Sherman A1 Jan 2019 #5
Senate Republicans should demand a vote from McConnell or threaten him they'll switch parties duforsure Jan 2019 #6
+1 2naSalit Jan 2019 #7
absolutely not--if McConnell never floors the bill. librechik Jan 2019 #8

The Velveteen Ocelot

(117,534 posts)
1. Of course they can, if McConnell will let the bill go to the Senate for a vote.
Wed Jan 16, 2019, 11:25 AM
Jan 2019

Right now that's the problem. McConnell won't let the Senate take up the House bill because he knows Spanky will veto it - but the veto could be overridden and for some reason McTurtle doesn't want to risk that possibility.

Raster

(20,999 posts)
2. YES! Comrade McConnell* needs to bring the bills to reopen government to the...
Wed Jan 16, 2019, 11:26 AM
Jan 2019

...Senate floor, where they should pass, as they have passed before. The bills would then go to the Orange Anus* for either signing or vetoing. If unsigned, they become law in 10 days. If vetoed, Congress conceivably would have the votes to override the Orange Anus* veto.

Problem is that Comrade McConnell* will not let the bills come to a vote. He's giving cover to tRump* and more importantly is giving cover to rethuglican* senators that don't want to be perceived as voting against tRump*, because they don't want to be primaried by MAGAts*.

The end to this shutdown is truly in the rethuglicans* hands, no matter the bullshit they spew that states otherwise.

duforsure

(11,885 posts)
6. Senate Republicans should demand a vote from McConnell or threaten him they'll switch parties
Wed Jan 16, 2019, 12:16 PM
Jan 2019

To give his position to someone who will. They should also stop all appointments and any legislation until after the government is reopened.

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