House GOP’s “No Budget No Pay” Provision is Potentially Unconstitutional

By: Wednesday January 23, 2013 1:20 pm

When House Republicans decided to fold on the debt limit they concluded that they need something to help them save face. What they wanted was to adopt a requirement that Congress must approve a non-binding budget or risk losing their pay. The problem is that such a provision would have clearly violated the 27th Amendment so the GOP come up with possible work around.

 

House to Vote on Three Month Debt Limit Increase on Wednesday

By: Tuesday January 22, 2013 5:45 am

The House Republicans will vote on their bill to increase the debt limit on Wednesday according to the AP. The bill can currently be viewed on the House Committee on Rules websiteand they will hold their hearing on it tomorrow.

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