House GOP changed rules before shutdown to prevent Senate bill from easily returning to House floor ~ Kudos to Chris Van Hollen for pointing this out. Apparently, the GOP thinks it can change the rules midstream to its own favor and not get caught. Too bad, they've been caught. House Floors, Leaves Ems To, Chris Vans, House Gop, November Blue, Easily Returns, Gop Change, Change Rules, Alt Politics
Two weeks ago, as Congress prepared for a government shutdown fight, House Republicans changed parliamentary rules so as to prevent any member of the House from being able to bring up for a vote the Senate version of a government funding bill.