Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
"Advise and Consent" was the first mainstream film to feature a scene set inside a gay bar.
Stanley Danta: Morning, son.
Paperboy: Good morning, senator... thank you.
Vice President Harley Hudson does not cast the tie-breaking vote on the Leffingwell nomination after he is informed of the president's death. Under the Constitution, the vice president immediately becomes assumes the presidency when the president dies. Therefore, he is no longer the presiding officer of the Senate and could not legally cast a tie-breaking vote. This mistake does not appear in the original novel. Also, a 50-50 vote is not a tie, but a "no" vote -- so Hudson would have had to break the vote to confirm the nomination.
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