The Strange Appearance of No Confidence Votes in Congress

Donald Wolfensberger writes at The Hill:

"If you can’t pull a rabbit out of your own hat, use someone else’s. On July 19, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and 28 of his House Democratic colleagues introduced a resolution “objecting to the conduct of the President of the United States,” which they pitched as being a resolution of “no confidence.”  It was a dazzling display of magic as they yanked a baffled bunny from a hat that wasn’t theirs.  It was a Victorian top hat, no doubt borrowed from the cloakroom of the British House of Commons...."

Read more at http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/343401-cohens-no-confidence-resolution-lacks-legal-standing?rnd=1500870436