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WHAT?

This is just too much.

Bush has signed a bill that did not pass the House of Representatives! He just made a law illegally. Unconstitutionally. And the Democrats are suing. Good for them.

On Feb. 5, Bush signed an alternate version of his own budget bill (the one that saddles every American taxpayer with an excess of $30,000 of debt). Problem is, the House never voted on this altered version. He signed the bill into a law without approval of our Congress!

Congressman Conyers fired a salvo at the Bush Administration, yelling from the House floor, "Everyone who has passed the sixth grade knows that before a bill can become a law, both Houses of Congress must approve it. That the Bush Administration would say otherwise underscores the Constitutional crisis we are facing in this country."

The list of legislators who have joined the suit is long, so I nabbed Raw Story's compiliation ...
Joining Conyers in the suit are ...

Rep. John Dingell, Ranking Member on the Energy and Commerce Committee; Rep. Charles B. Rangel, Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Committee; Rep. George Miller, Ranking Member on the Education and Workforce Committee; Rep. James L. Oberstar, Ranking Member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; Rep. Barney Frank, Ranking Member on the Financial Services Committee; Rep. Collin C. Peterson, Ranking Member on the Agriculture Committee; Rep. Bennie Thompson, Ranking Member on the Homeland Security Committee; Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, Ranking Member on the Rules Committee; Rep. Fortney "Pete" Stark, Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee; Rep. Sherrod Brown, Ranking Member on the Commerce Health Subcommittee. The Congressmen are represented by Dykema Gossett PLLC and Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, a constitutional expert at Duke Law School.
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