In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(in US)veto que indirectamente aplica el presidente al no firmar un proyecto dentro de los diez días establecidos
- Lincoln defeated the bill by a pocket veto, meaning he kept the bill unsigned for ten days, whereafter the bill became invalid.
- The use of the pocket veto does extend the president's authority at a domestic level.
- The pocket veto is absolute and it kills off a bill.
- The pocket veto, not subject to override, is used when congressional adjournment prevents a bill's return.
2(in US, delaying maneuver)maniobra dilatoria feminine
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