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In May, a Pakistani parliamentarian from Swat, Malala's home region, said the attack was preplanned and staged by a variety of players - and with official Pakistani government connivance no less.
The accusations of hypocrisy likely refer to a law proposed by Macron against parliamentarians employing family or spouses.
In Iraq, 25 percent of parliamentarians are women, while in Lebanon a mere 3 percent are.
The Senate parliamentarian was not going to accept everything that Republicans may have wanted to do on health care as a proper subject for a reconciliation bill, which in theory is limited to tax and spending measures.
The Senate parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough, who serves as a sort of referee, has made a preliminary finding that a number of provisions of the bill appear to violate Senate rules.
But at the very least, the failure of this iteration of Trumpcare demonstrates that the Senator Majority Leader is not some supernaturally gifted parliamentarian whom Democrats are powerless to stop.
The Senate parliamentarian will decide how the rule applies to the bill, though Vice President Mike Pence could technically overrule her.
A final determination would need to be made by the Senate parliamentarian.
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: a member of a parliament; especially : a member who knows a lot about the way things are done in a parliament
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