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The legislation failed March 13 after Republicans brought it to the floor under suspension of the rules, an approach typically reserved for noncontroversial bills that requires two-thirds support for passage.
For its part, the House had a two-day workweek on noncontroversial legislation last week after GOP leaders canceled votes for Wednesday and Thursday, citing the decision to have Rev. Billy Graham lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.
That is relatively noncontroversial in Congress, though the break skews to wealthier households.
And on Twitter, Democrats splashed cold water in real-time on Trump's proposals, even on traditionally noncontroversial items like infrastructure spending and combating the opioid epidemic.
Many of the 260 bills lawmakers introduced this year were noncontroversial and passed with little-to-no opposition.
The House approved both measures by voice vote under suspension of the rules, a method for fast-tracking noncontroversial bills.
The House approved both measures by voice vote under suspension of the rules, a method for fast-tracking noncontroversial bills that requires two-thirds of lawmakers' support for passage.
His casual Friday look is not about a rejection of convention, but rather a noncontroversial loosening up.
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