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That scenario is a bit fanciful. Under the law, the president of the Senate presides and maintains order for this joint session, so any expulsion declaration from the floor would be out of order. Each house can set its own rules, but those rules cannot contradict the law of the United States. Supposing that she managed to expel them physically, that would ...


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In a comment, you wrote If it were intended your way, a careful writer would have written it differently. These were careful writers. That is precisely the key to understanding why "advice and consent" does not imply a two-thirds majority. Why did they not include treaties in the list of other acts in that sentence? It is because the conditions ...


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