CGL’s Charles Tiefer writes about the Holman Rule in the Los Angeles Times

The slim Republican majority in the House of Representatives recently voted to give itself a streamlined way to fire civil servants and shut down federal programs it doesn’t like – outside the standard process of review and debate.  The Holman Rule lets such actions be attached to appropriation bills. Anything is ripe for cutting with the Holman Rule, from environmental protection agencies to  human rights programs to programs for addressing sales of semi-automatic weapons.

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