The issue this situation raises is whether a pandemic is a good enough reason for a congressperson not to show up but still be able to vote.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread throughout the United States, Americans have defined themselves more and more by their alliance with one of the two major political parties.
The issue of whether the states or the national government would have more power pervaded almost all of the Framers’ debates. And more than 230 years later, these issues remain.
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Since information about the coronavirus’s effect is incomplete, some of these containment measures could turn out to be pointless or even harmful. This is where the US Constitution comes in.
The reason we raise the question is that 2020 is a presidential election year, and, according to recent opinion polls, most Americans would like to choose the president by popular vote.