Subtitle: When is a pocket veto not a pocket veto?
|Article 1, Section 7, Clause 2
If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten Days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law, in like Manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their Adjournment prevent its Return, in which Case it shall not be a Law
There have been so many Bush crimes, so many little ones and big ones. This is my first 2008 personal “V-8” moment.
Bush’s “pocket veto” of the Defense Authorization Bill on December 29, 2007. Yeah, so I’m a bit slow – give me a break. I’ve been on vacation.
But Congress hasn’t been on vacation.