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Old 12th January 2021, 08:48 PM   #5
RecoveringYuppy
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
"Majority Leader" isn't a position like Speaker of the House or President of the Senate, it's just a ceremonial (albeit massively influential and powerful) position voted on by members of the party.
Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
This is not true Joe. McConnell prevented bills from even being considered by the Senate.
Given that a common dictionary definition of ceremonial is "having no real power or influence" I have to assume Joe was joking?

But he is right about it not being defined in the Constitution. Senators could wipe the position out any time they choose to. It's existed less than a century I believe.

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