S03, E13: President Adjourns Congress

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58:35

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2020

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This podcast uses government documents to illuminate the workings of the American government and offer context around the effects of government agencies in your everyday life. Civil Discourse is brought to you by VCU Libraries. Opinions expressed are solely the speakers' own, and do not reflect the views or opinions of VCU, or VCU Libraries. Special thanks to the Workshop for technical assistance. Music by Isaak Hopson. Find more information at https://guides.library.vcu.edu/discourse. As always, no documents were harmed in the making of this podcast.

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politics, government, documents, House, Senate, Congress, President, POTUS, SCOTUS, courts, cases, law, rules

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Nia and Aughie discuss the Constitutional powers granted to the President to adjourn Congress or call a session of Congress. There are very narrow circumstances under which a President may adjourn Congress. Only once has a President called Congress into session.

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American Politics

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S03, E13: President Adjourns Congress

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