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I truly appreciate the 12 gauge shotgun that @realDonaldTrump proves himself to be day after day.

But I wish he would get the terms he uses right.
If he "#adjourns" the #Congress, they will go #home. And the #Constitution gives him the power to adjourn Congress when the House and the Senate cannot agree on adjournment.

But what he wants to do is call the Congress back to Washington. That act is the #convening of Congress.
#HarryTruman did this, just months in advance of his election victory over #ThomasDewey.

What did Truman do?

He "convened" Congress.

This "convening" calls Congress into session. It is a power that the Constitution also gives to the president:
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