But at least for everyone who’s tired of the depressing squabble, it’ll be over soon because of the upcoming Treasury default deadline, right? Umm…. maybe not.
|By: Teddy Partridge Sunday May 15, 2011 8:01 pm|
The Speaker may have hired Paul Clement without legal or fiscal authority to do so, risking criminal charges. Spending federal funds without explicit legislative authorization or appropriation is a violation of federal law that carries a fine and a possible prison sentence.