//Dems in House vote down funding for Veterans, Dist. of Columbia, Holocaust Memorial and Smithsonian

Dems in House vote down funding for Veterans, Dist. of Columbia, Holocaust Memorial and Smithsonian

From: LI
10-1-2013
By: William A. Jacobson
Under the Rules of Suspension they were operating under (not sure why, but it’s what it was), a 2/3 vote was needed in the House to pass legislation funding various agencies. [If someone has a procedural explanation, please post in comments.]
Democrats in the House voted against funding the Veterans Administration and the District of Columbia.

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