Who Read 1,582-Page $1.1T Spending Bill? Congressman: 'Nobody Did'Submitted by emalvini on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 13:10
Who Read 1,582-Page $1.1T Spending Bill? Congressman: 'Nobody Did'
January 16, 2014 - 5:20 PM
By Barbara Boland
(CNSNews.com) -- When asked whether he read the 1,528-page, $1.1 trillion government spending bill before he voted for it yesterday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) said, “Nobody did!”
On Capitol Hill on Thursday, CNSNews.com asked Blumenauer: “The omnibus bill yesterday, it was 1,582 pages, did you have a chance to read all the pages before voting on it?”
Blumenauer laughed and said: “Nobody did!”
“Nobody did?” said the CNSNews.com reporter.
“Nope,” said Blumenauer.