"I love these members, they get up and say, ‘Read the bill.’... What good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?"Conyers was asked by CNS news reporter what part of the Constitution allowed the government to mandate the citizenry to buy any product. Conyers replied:
"Under several clauses, the good and welfare clause and a couple others. All the scholars, the constitutional scholars that I know -- I’m chairman of the Judiciary committee, as you know -- they all say that there’s nothing unconstitutional in this bill and if there were, I would have tried to correct it if I thought there were.""good and welfare clause" anywhere in the Constitution. Conyers, a lawyer, admittedly never read the health care bill and has apparently been equally lax in reading the Constitution. I've read both.
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