Chris Van Hollen (D., Maryland) (July 31, 2014) Democracy Suspended in the U.S. House Something just happened on the House Floor that you should know about. Very late last night House Republicans quietly changed the standing rules of the House so that only the Majority Leader or his designee could bring up the bill in question for a vote. Sound familiar? The same tactic was used by the same people last October to shut down the government and keep it shut down. In other words, democracy has once again been suspended in the House of Representatives. SHARE this video if youre sick of the sneaky, dead-of-night rule changes that have helped define this Republican Congress as the most-closed, least-transparent Congress on record. — at United States Capitol.
Posted on: Sun, 24 Aug 2014 01:26:59 +0000
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