Tuesday, December 20, 2016

GOP scraps plan to protect Ryan from coup

By (@susanferrechio) 12/19/16

 A proposal that would have made it harder for rank-and-file lawmakers to depose the House speaker will not be among the new rules governing the 115th Congress, according to a key lawmaker.   "It did not get included as part of the rules package," Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told the Washington Examiner. "It's really not something we are discussing at all."  Other sources confirmed the proposal to neuter the "vacate the chair" motion will be excluded from the House rules, which lawmakers must vote to approve on Jan. 3, the opening day of Congress......To Read More......

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