Why conservatives want to cancel Congress’s lame-duck session, explained

Why conservatives want to cancel Congress’s lame-duck session, explained
(Washington Post, 3/30)

“Congress has a love-hate relationship with the lame-duck session […] A group of conservatives are calling for Congress to simply not meet at all after Election Day in November. As Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) put it to Fuller: ‘If you look at these lame ducks, you know, the American public gets screwed.’ […] Although sometimes ugly, there’s been a tacit agreement among lawmakers that these sessions are necessary. […] Former House historian Ray Smock says canceling the lame-duck session would be unprecedented but not illegal. […] All that’s to say canceling the lame-duck session is a long shot, but we certainly see why conservatives would want to do it.”

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Jeff Small