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  •  Didn't look close enough.... (0+ / 0-)
    The court found that exercise of the line-item veto is tantamount to a unilateral amendment or repeal of only parts of statutes authorizing federal spending, and therefore violated the Presentment Clause of the United States Constitution. As a result, it appears that a federal line-item veto will only be possible through amendment of the US Constitution. Prior to that ruling, President Clinton applied the line-item veto to the federal budget 82 times.[9][10]
    Another reason to kick the constitution to the curb.

    What we need is a Democrat in the White House.

    by dkmich on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 03:52:49 PM PDT

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