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.

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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

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Apps, memes, micro-stars and more! Image - 50 Things Millennials Know That Gen-Xers Don't | Rolling Stone

Apps, memes, micro-stars and more! Image - 50 Things Millennials Know That Gen-Xers Don't | Rolling Stone

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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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Arts Not Optional, Pt. 2: Will You Pocket Veto? | Charlestongrit.com | Bold. Smart. Local. Now. | Charleston, SC

Arts Not Optional, Pt. 2: Will You Pocket Veto? | Charlestongrit.com | Bold. Smart. Local. Now. | Charleston, SC

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