Thursday, December 31, 2009

13 State Attorney Generals Threaten Legal Action Unless Nelson's Bribe is Removed

Thirteen state attorneys general are threatening legal action unless Nelson's bribe is removed from the democrats health reform bill. They claim the "Cornhusker Kickback" isn't constitutional.

The Washington Post reported:

"We believe this provision is constitutionally flawed," South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster and the 12 other attorneys general wrote in the letter to be sent Wednesday night to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

"As chief legal officers of our states we are contemplating a legal challenge to this provision and we ask you to take action to render this challenge unnecessary by striking that provision," they wrote.

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