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These were things like vetoing the minimum wage or vetoing access to contraceptive rights," she added.
Arguments used to discredit adventuresome presidential pocket vetoing are instead cited to justify it.
In June 1998, only two years after a Republican Congress and a Democratic president agreed that line-item vetoing was a necessary means to curb Washington's spending appetite, the Supreme Court struck down the president's ability to remove individual projects from congressionally approved legislation.
The vetoing of narrative sections does not necessarily (though it may) result in the reduction or deletion of specific dollar amounts from appropriations.
By vetoing a portion of a bill, the bill that becomes law is different from the bill that was passed by both chambers and sent to the president.
Bilingual education in California has been a serious failure,'' Wilson wrote in vetoing the bill.
Congress can keep vetoing until the agency finally produces a rule that can be justified in cost-benefit terms.
Johnson set state and national records by vetoing 200 bills out of the 424 that were passed by the Legislature, far surpassing the previous state mark set in 1957 when 100 vetoes were written by former Governor Edwin L.
No matter how distasteful the pork, the president cannot get rid of it without vetoing the entire bill.
The suit asks the court to validate Nevada's legislative actions vetoing the nuclear repository, and to consider whether Watkins could legally ignore the potentially disqualifying factors raised by Miller in his Nov.