Wednesday, May 16, 2007

So, How Were Your First 100 Hours?

Matt Drudge is reporting that Nancy Pelosi is threatening to change a House Rule which has been in effect, unaltered, since 1822. While it may be a little early in the news cycle to be overly critical, I think Speaker Pelosi may be finding out first hand how difficult it can truly be to actually govern.

Wed May 16 2007 14:43:59 ET

After losing a string of embarrassing votes on the House floor because of procedural maneuvering, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has decided to change the current House Rules to completely shut down the floor to the minority. The Democratic Leadership is threatening to change the current House Rules regarding the Republican right to the Motion to Recommit or the test of germaneness on the motion to recommit. This would be the first change to the germaneness rule since 1822. In protest, the House Republicans are going to call procedural motions every half hour. Developing...

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