The Constitution Ignored Again

You are all aware the Senate came back into Session to pass the $600 million bill to beef up Border Security. I have no issue with that. In fact I applaud this effort, though I believe it is still not enough. My issue is with how it was passed.

You may not be aware but it was passed by Unanimous Consent. This sounds great like everyone is on the same page, and maybe they are. You are not being told how it passed. When both Political Parties agree to Unanimous Consent, only a handful of Senators must be there. At least one from each party.  In this case, Senator Schumer, a Democrat, and 1 or 2 Republicans were all that was present to vote.  Far short of a quorum.

The Constitution requires a majority vote to pass legislation. In some cases a 2/3 majority. No where does it say you can send in 1 or 2 people and pass legislation by Unanimous Consent or absentee or proxy voting. Again the Constitution is being changed at the will of the Ruling Class.

November is coming……..


About billmoore353

Retired LTC- USAR Former HS Principal- John A. Holmes HS in Edenton, NC Former HS Principal- Roosevelt HS in Yonkers, NY
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