It appalls me that the People's business done by our hired servants is done in such ways that's unknown to the People, unreported to the People. Hard to know there even were 40 without making a count, and documenting that count was simple enough to do.
Originally Posted by Rock and Glock
If not counted and documented, it was obviously (IMO) done for nefarious reasons that have nothing to do with proper governance but everything to do with potential future leverage and/or malfeasance by folks seeking to slip us a "fast" one. These back-door "screwing" deals are maddening.
Who were the less than 40?
Unknown who the 40 were, for certain, but it's a good bet that 22 of them are the key sponsors of the S.150 bill:
Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself, Mr. SCHUMER, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. WHITEHOUSE, Mr. BLUMENTHAL, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. ROCKEFELLER, Ms. MIKULSKI, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. REED, Mr. LAUTENBERG, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr. CARDIN, Mrs. GILLIBRAND, Mr. SCHATZ, Mr. MURPHY, Ms. WARREN, Mr. CARPER, Mr. FRANKEN, Ms. HIRONO, Ms. KLOBUCHAR, and Mr. COWAN). -- Taken from the bill text of S.150
A number of the additional folks can probably be found on the stage during the dog-and-pony show when the initial bill was loosed on the People.