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Posted: 22 September 2019 07:02 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Posted: 22 September 2019 07:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I’ve never heard it. Is it used in the USA at all?

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Posted: 22 September 2019 07:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Until this month, no.

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Posted: 22 September 2019 11:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Before this month you would occasionally see it in statements saying that the president has no power to prorogue Congress, but no, it’s not a term of art that’s used in Congress.

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Posted: 22 September 2019 12:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Most people were unfamiliar with it over here until the latest outrage. Yes, it might have been standard procedure under different circumstances, but the fact that it was standard meant that it was rarely referred to.

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