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หัวข้อ: What Rules Exists To Protect A President From Potential Congressional Harassment?
เริ่มหัวข้อโดย: CelsaGomes ที่ ตุลาคม 09, 2019, 04:16:45 PM
The filibuster as a political delaying tactic has been a part of the American political process since the adoption of the U.S. The filibuster as a political delaying tactic has been a part of the American political process since the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. Though it was not used in the early years of the nation, the filibuster has been used hundreds of times since the 1840's. Here are a few of the famous filibusters from our political history. The U.S. Constitution does not limit the length or nature of debate on the floors of the Senate or the House of Representatives. The House has since adopted rules which limit the length of debate since the House has a very large number of Representatives. But the smaller Senate has always upheld the right of a recognized Senator to debate an issue for as long as he or she wishes to hold the floor. Senate Rule 19 and Rule 22, the cloture rule adopted in 1917, create some guidelines for conducting a debate and for closing the debate when it becomes lengthy.