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While many of their Democratic counterparts were attending a 9/11 memorial event, Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives took the opportunity Wednesday to override the governor’s veto of the state budget. Rep. Jason Saine (R) made the motion to reconsider the controversial budget, prompting chaos to ensue in the nearly half-empty chamber. House Democratic leader Darren Jackson said he was told by Republicans there would be no recorded votes that morning, leading him to tell his caucus that they did not need to be at the session. Speaker Tim Moore (R) ignored objections from the 12 Democrats—of 55 total—present, and allowed the vote to proceed.
The Democrats in attendance told reporters they did not all have a chance to vote. According to Jackson, their microphones were cut off. “The trickery that is being evidenced by this morning is tantamount to a criminal offense,” Rep. Deb Butler (D) said. “… The fact that they would sit and lie in wait to trap these good citizens, these good representatives, is disgraceful.”
I’m really eager to see kindly old Uncle Joe Biden bring bipartisanship back to national politics.
In conclusion, the election of Donald Trump is one of those mysteries that will never be solved.