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The White House can only suggest that the Congress consider a bill to become a law. However, only a member of Congress is allowed to propose the bill directly to Congress.

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Q: Can the White House propose a bill to congress?
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I thought Bills originated in the House how can Obama propose a bill?

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What does Congress do to the president s budget?

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How can congress propose an amendment?

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Does a bill move from the house of reps to the white house?

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