Nancy Pelosi Exposed In $140,000,000 Scandal With Taxpayer Money
This is why we should not have a federal government. Why in the hell am I, down here in Florida, footing the bill for Nancy Pelosi’s pet projects and pay offs in her district?
Luckily, this time people made enough noise about the absurdity SOME of the pork in this $1,900,000,000,000.00 (19 TRILLION DOLLAR) ‘stimulus package’ that it’s going to be removed … just kidding, they are still going to spend the money, just perhaps on something else.
If you want a project in your district … have your district pay for it. The federal government can build interstate highways, they have no businesses funding these little payoff, pet projects for Reps like Pelosi to sprinkle goodies on her constituents and likely donors …
The New York Post reports:
$140 million ‘Pelosi subway’ axed from Senate COVID bill: parliamentarian
Guess she’ll have to take the bus.
Funding for a rail project near House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California district that Republicans denounced as wasteful was removed Tuesday from President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill.
The Senate parliamentarian ruled the $140 million appropriation wasn’t allowed under the so-called Byrd rule that polices unrelated items in budget reconciliation bills.
Republicans singled out the rail project as an example of unrelated “pork” in the bill, which is being rammed through Congress without Republican support using special rules that allow a simple majority vote in the Senate.
On Tuesday, Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) ridiculed the project as Pelosi’s “tunnel of love” ahead of an anticipated vote on the package later this week.
Aides to Pelosi, who represents San Francisco, had defended the project, saying that ridership for mass-transit plummeted during the pandemic, making it reasonable to increase government spending.’
$1.5 million to build Chuck Schumer a bridge.
$112 million to build Nancy Pelosi a subway.
$200 million for museums and libraries
…and that’s just the start!
Democrats are on cloud $1.9 (trillion)
Take a look inside their so-called “American Rescue Plan.”
— Senate Republicans (@SenateGOP) February 23, 2021
Today, House Republicans are introducing a motion to shift the $140 million allocated to Nancy Pelosi’s subway to grants that would be used for mental services for children. Democrats will have to go on the record—which one will they support? https://t.co/3otgzJvSvm
— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) February 26, 2021
How about instead of ‘shifting’ the funding … YOU DON’T SPEND TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS THAT WE DO NOT HAVE. Stop bankrupting my children before they are even out of the womb!
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