Battle Brewing for Line Item Veto

As today’s RollCall reports, Senate Republicans are threatening to bring the Democrats ethics and lobbying package to a halt if an amendment for a line item veto is not considered. While Majority Leader Reid has said he would allow the line item to appear on the floor as a stand alone item bill before the Easter recess, most in the GOP do not see the need. Senator Gregg, who sponsored the amendment, seemed to state what many felt: "Why not now?" Roll Call has more