Return of the line-item veto?

In recent history, just about every President has asked Congress for the right to do what the governors of 43 states are able to do: veto individual items from budget bills without vetoing the entire bill.

Its called the line-item veto.

Several years ago, the Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional a version of the line-item veto approved narrowly by Congress.

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Now, President Obama is asking Congress to consider and approve a variation of the line-item veto he is proposing.


Federal News Radio’s Max Cacas has the latest for us.