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REPUBLICAN SUPER CONGRESS MEMBERS PICKED
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1500876:MV8xNTkxMDg2XzI2Mjk0ODU5Xzc1RERGNzI=] maybe we should call these "picks" and tell them that if they serve on that committee then they will have violated Article 1, Section 7 of the Constitution: "All bills for raising Revenue [i]shall originate in the House of Representatives;[/i] but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills." The HOUSE THE WHOLE HOUSE ONLY THE HOUSE! [/quote]
Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have announced their selections of Republicans to staff the "Super Congress" mandated by the debt limit deal, and neither Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan nor any freshmen members were chosen.
Boehner appointed House Republican Conference chairman Jeb Hensarling of Texas to be the co-chair opposite Washington Senate Democrat Patty Murray, as well as two committee chairs: Ways & Means chairman Dave Camp and Energy & Commerce chairman Fred Upton, both of Michigan.
From the Senate, McConnell chose Jon Kyl of Arizona, Pat Toomey of Pennsyvania, and Rob Portman of Ohio.
Of the six Republicans named to the committee, only Toomey voted against the debt ceiling bill. None of the senators chosen were members of the Gang of Six who have already been working on similar issues for months.
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