Presidential Powers and the Pocket Veto

Mr. Barr discussed the administration’s view of the Derrick legislation imposing limits on the presidential pocket veto. He… read more

Mr. Barr discussed the administration’s view of the Derrick legislation imposing limits on the presidential pocket veto. He argues that the Constitution insures the president’s right to pocket veto, even when only one house is adjourned for more than three days. The Derrick legislation seeks to prevent pocket vetos, except when both houses have adjourned for the session. Mr. Barr testified before the House Rules Committee about his opposition to the legislation and the administration’s willingness to have such legislation resolved by the Supreme Court. close

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11835-1
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First Aired:
Apr 8, 1990
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 1990

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  • Apr 08, 1990 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1990 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1990 | 5:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 1990 | 7:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 1990 | 10:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 1990 | 3:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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