Originally Posted by FishingRod
In short, it is a session in which nothing is expected to happen. A time where they are not doing squat, kind of like when the rest of us leave work on a Friday evening.
Close. But it's even less than that.
It's a session where some dude gavels in, sits on his ass for three minutes, and gavels out.
That's not, by any reasonable understanding, a session. It's a blatant attempt to usurp the executive branch's constitutional ability to make recess appointments.