line item veto

Line Item Veto

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Justin R. Bailey
Bernadette Carpenter
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History / Social Studies
U.S. Government
11, 12
High (9-12)

In 1996, Congress passed the Line Item Veto giving President Clinton the authority to veto portions of appropriations bills. Though the Supreme Court struck down the law in Clinton v. City of New York (1998), the merits of an expansion of presidential power to include the line item veto persists...