December 6, 2006

porkbustersnewsm.jpgPORKBUSTERS UPDATE: Some good news from Andy Roth:

News came in yesterday that Tom Coburn and Jim DeMint had successfully negotiated a clean continuing resolution for the remaining appropriations bills in the Senate. There were talks with GOP Leadership and the big-spending appropriators to attach a clean Military Quality approps bill to the CR, but the appropriators balked, refusing to let a couple of freshman senators push them around. In the end, ironically and deliciously, a couple of freshman senators pushed them around.

The result, Roth reports, is that 10,000 pork projects have been blocked.

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