House Dems filing lawsuit

The House and Senate passed different versions of the "Budget Deficit Act of 2005," which ought to mean that that Act should not be made into law. Especially considering the fact that, according to John Aravosis, "they knew they passed different versions and instead of re-voting, they just fudged it. Bush, Hastert and Frist decided to overrule established constitutional law, just like they do in so many other areas."

So John Conyers, the ranking Dem on the Judiciary Committee, along with 10 ranking members of other House committees, are filing a lawsuit to prevent the bill from becoming law. More as this develops... (Americablog)

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