Translation of pocket veto in Spanish:
- (in US) 1.1 (Politics)(veto que indirectamente aplica el presidente al no firmar un proyecto dentro de los diez días establecidos)Example sentences1.2 (delaying maneuver)
maniobra (feminine) dilatoria
- The use of the pocket veto does extend the president's authority at a domestic level.
- Lincoln defeated the bill by a pocket veto, meaning he kept the bill unsigned for ten days, whereafter the bill became invalid.
- The pocket veto is absolute and it kills off a bill.
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