Archiv: motion to recommit


10.03.2019 - 15:34 [ Washington Post ]

House Democrats explode in recriminations as liberals lash out at moderates

(1.3.2019) Several are also pushing to reform or eliminate the procedural tactic that has prompted the uproar — the “motion to recommit,” which essentially gives the minority party one final opportunity to amend a bill moments before it comes up for a final vote.

Pelosi trained much of her closed-door frustrations on veteran lawmakers, noting that some held seats on coveted committees. “What is this?” she asked, according to the aides.

10.03.2019 - 15:30 [ The Young Turks / Twitter ]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Warns Veteran Democrats

(8.3.2019) ‚So what happened this week was that there was a Republican procedural maneuver called motion to recommit. The thing about this is that it happens about 5 minutes before passage of major legislation. In this case, it’s ‘H.R.A.’ the gun safety legislation that advocates have been working on for years to get to the floor of the House and so for months and months people are working on this legislation,‘ she explained.“

10.03.2019 - 14:32 [ Washington Post ]

House Democrats explode in recriminations as liberals lash out at moderates

(1.3.2019) Several are also pushing to reform or eliminate the procedural tactic that has prompted the uproar — the “motion to recommit,” which essentially gives the minority party one final opportunity to amend a bill moments before it comes up for a final vote.

Pelosi trained much of her closed-door frustrations on veteran lawmakers, noting that some held seats on coveted committees. “What is this?” she asked, according to the aides.