Republican House Rules Call For Reading Of The Constitution
They did this last Congress, which just created controversy and took up time.
Republicans were criticized for eliminating passages of the founding document that were later amended, including language that counted slaves as three-fifths of a person for the purpose of calculating taxes.
In 2011, Republicans and Democrats took turns reading sections of the Constitution. That is expected to happen again during this year’s reading, which could take place on any day through Jan. 15.
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