Saturday's Navy SEAL raid in Yemen — which resulted in the death of an 8-year-old American girl — had previously been rejected by former President Barack Obama, The Guardian reports. President Donald Trump approved of the raid in his first military strike as commander-in-chief: [Colonel John] Thomas said he did not know why the prior administration did not authorize the operation, but said the Obama administration had effectively exercised a "pocket veto" over it. A former official said the…

Saturday's Navy SEAL raid in Yemen — which resulted in the death of an 8-year-old American girl — had previously been rejected by former President Barack Obama, The Guardian reports. President Donald Trump approved of the raid in his first military strike as commander-in-chief: [Colonel John] Thomas said he did not know why the prior administration did not authorize the operation, but said the Obama administration had effectively exercised a "pocket veto" over it. A former official said the…

Obama's pocket veto on shaky legal ground, experts say

Obama's pocket veto on shaky legal ground, experts say

Obama uses a controversial -- and some say unconstitutional -- tool called the "protective return pocket veto."

Wade-Davis Bill (1864).  At the end of the Civil War, this bill created a framework for Reconstruction and the readmittance of the Confederate states to the Union.  Congress passed the Wade-Davis Bill, but President Lincoln chose not to sign it, killing the bill with a pocket veto.  Lincoln continued to advocate tolerance and speed in plans for the reconstruction of the Union in opposition to the Congress.

Wade-Davis Bill (1864). At the end of the Civil War, this bill created a framework for Reconstruction and the readmittance of the Confederate states to the Union. Congress passed the Wade-Davis Bill, but President Lincoln chose not to sign it, killing the bill with a pocket veto. Lincoln continued to advocate tolerance and speed in plans for the reconstruction of the Union in opposition to the Congress.

Christie’s ‘Pocket Veto’ Kills Bill Requiring Health Workers to Get Flu Shots - NJ Spotlight

Christie’s ‘Pocket Veto’ Kills Bill Requiring Health Workers to Get Flu Shots - NJ Spotlight

TRENTON, NJ — Medical marijuana legislation has been reintroduced in to both the New Jersey legislature that would treat marijuana as any other medication, and furthermore it would specifically not preclude any medical marijuana patient from receiving an organ transplant. In January, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a pocket veto of joint legislation, Assembly Bill 765 and Senate Bill 1220, […]

TRENTON, NJ — Medical marijuana legislation has been reintroduced in to both the New Jersey legislature that would treat marijuana as any other medication, and furthermore it would specifically not preclude any medical marijuana patient from receiving an organ transplant. In January, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a pocket veto of joint legislation, Assembly Bill 765 and Senate Bill 1220, […]

Saturday's Navy SEAL raid in Yemen — which resulted in the death of an 8-year-old American girl — had previously been rejected by former President Barack Obama, The Guardian reports. President Donald Trump approved of the raid in his first military strike as commander-in-chief: [Colonel John] Thomas said he did not know why the prior administration did not authorize the operation, but said the Obama administration had effectively exercised a "pocket veto" over it. A former offic...

Saturday's Navy SEAL raid in Yemen — which resulted in the death of an 8-year-old American girl — had previously been rejected by former President Barack Obama, The Guardian reports. President Donald Trump approved of the raid in his first military strike as commander-in-chief: [Colonel John] Thomas said he did not know why the prior administration did not authorize the operation, but said the Obama administration had effectively exercised a "pocket veto" over it. A former offic...

Just read that Christie pocket vetoed this. With a pocket veto, he only had to wait 10 days and not sign it. The bill died. Had he vetoed it, he would have had to give a reason. With a pocket veto, he doesn't have to explain a thing.....

Just read that Christie pocket vetoed this. With a pocket veto, he only had to wait 10 days and not sign it. The bill died. Had he vetoed it, he would have had to give a reason. With a pocket veto, he doesn't have to explain a thing.....

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