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Lawmakers have never successfully blocked a proposed arms sale through a joint resolution of disapproval, according to the Congressional Research Service, although it has passed them in recent years.Sen. Bernie Sanders to introduce resolution of disapproval on $735 million U.S. arms sale to Israel|Jacqueline Alemany, Karoun Demirjian|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
The president would also have to approve a joint resolution to block a bill that way.Senator attempts to block D.C. bill allowing vaccines without parental consent|Michael Brice-Saddler, Meagan Flynn|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
I went to his joint once, back when I was first hanging out in New York, doing plays.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, Jefferson did share the credit, but not in the way such a resolution might be interpreted.
Only two senators opposed the resolution, which the administration later claimed was the authority for a full-scale war.
In 2004, for example, Scalise voted “no” on a resolution to make Martin Luther King Jr.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the northern side of the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, there is a village called Kijong-dong (기정동).Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Ulm was only the commencement of the campaign, and even after Austerlitz Napoleon pursued the enemy with grim resolution.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
During resolution the sputum assumes the appearance of that of chronic bronchitis.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Again, he put off his resolution: but still the impulse suggested to him, Go to London; and at length he did so.
In pursuance of his generous resolution, he communicated his designs to Allcraft.
When he had finished speaking, he commanded him to withdraw for an hour; after which time, he would tell him his resolution.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for joint resolution
Cultural definitions for joint resolution
A measure approved by both houses of the United States Congress and signed by the president. Similar to an act of Congress, the joint resolution is used to approve or initiate foreign policy actions, to grant a single appropriations proposal, and to propose amendments to the Constitution.