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There are indications that the next Senate president may be chosen by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Daily Sun reports that some members of the opposition party are thinking of Ike Ekweremadu as a likely replacement if there is vacancy in the Senate. 241 more words
Ray Raphael briefly reviews the history of the “advice and consent” clause of the Constitution at the HNN.
Afterwards he notes that “[t]he current Senate is more than eager to question ‘the judgment of the Chief Magistrate,’ and the avowed aim of Republican senators is to undermine the administration, not provide ‘stability.’ Nor, in this age of unrelenting media buzz, is there much interest in ‘a silent operation.’ Ironically, those who call themselves Originalists, and who hang on the framers’ every word, loudly broadcast their intention to thwart the Chief Executive at this and at every turn.” 17 more words
Most lobbyists focus their attention on Capitol Hill and the legislative branch, Congress, rather than on the White House and the executive branch. The reason for this is that it is Congress that policies are proposed, bills considered and legislation made. 1,097 more words