Are Lame Duck Sessions of Congress Unconstitutional? « Hot Air

 

The need for an amendment curtailing the legislative power of outgoing lawmakers can be traced to 1801. That year, members of the Federalist party used their final days in office to help appoint a number of judges. The same problem reared its ugly head again in 1922, when President Warren Harding and lame duck Republicans attempted to ram through unpopular legislation after having been defeated.

Are Lame Duck Sessions of Congress Unconstitutional? « Hot Air

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