Yah, that's not exactly news. But it's being said by a House member (who ought to know.)
House conservatives are griping that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is
putting the squeeze on them by rushing through a $1 trillion spending
bill in Congress’s last week in session.
expected to roll out the legislation early next week, giving critics
scant time to figure out what’s inside before they cast their votes by
the end of the week....
...critics say there’s no reason the Speaker couldn’t have brought the
spending package to the floor this past week, giving the House more time
to consider it.
But doing so would also give more time for the right to build a case against it.
don’t want you to read it, that’s why! You think they want you to
analyze all the mischievous items in there?” Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.)
told The Hill.
Asked if the timing of the plan was aimed at
jamming the Senate or House conservatives, Jones replied: “I think its
aimed at screwing over the American people. You can quote me on that.”
We feel your pain, Mr. Jones!
And, of course, it gets even worse.
What’s striking this time, however, is that Boehner and outgoing Senate
Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) are mostly in agreement on how to do
"...we were given less than a month to put an omnibus bill together for the
entire government for the entire year — it’s a trillion plus dollars
with thousands of items,” Rogers said. “And since the Senate did not
pass any of the appropriations bills, it forced us to put together an
Yah, right. Whiny, pissy, bozo Big Spender.
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