Vetoes of private bills are much more likely to be sustained because of the extremely narrow focus of such bills. ... Manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their Adjournment prevent its Return, in which Case it shall not be a Law. ... the bill is said to be pocket-vetoed a that is, it dies, and Congress must begin the lawmaking process again during its next session if it ... The use of the pocket veto did not become common until after the Civil War, simply because the volume ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Guide to the Presidency: Part V. The White House and the executive branch|