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Key Democrat on 'Cromnibus': "We Probably Have Made Some Wrong Choices"

January 30, 2007

Yesterday it was revealed that the Democrats broke their pledge to shut down earmarks in their massive $463.5 billion spending measure. In fact, their bill includes hundreds of millions of dollars for hidden earmarks – earmarks such as the $44.6 million for a Tropical Rain Forest in Iowa, and $266 million in previously cancelled earmarks going to the Department of Energy (DOE). Read More

Boehner: House Republicans Will Move to Shut Off Earmarks in Democrat Spending Bill

January 30, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) announced this morning that House Republicans will move to shut off funding for nearly $500 million in hidden earmarks stuffed into the Democrat “CROMNIBUS” spending bill. Under the Republican proposal, this money would instead be used to support America’s military and enforce anti-drug laws. Read More

House Democrats' Giant Spending Bill Includes Hidden Earmarks | $463.5 Billion "CROMNIBUS" Includes Hundreds of Millions in Earmarks, Despite Promises to the Contrary

January 30, 2007

Yesterday House Republicans asked what is buried in the Democrats’ massive spending bill that caused them to keep it hidden from public scrutiny until the last possible moment.  Now we know the answer: contrary to Democratic leaders’ claims, the bill contains hidden earmarks that Democrats apparently hoped to ram through the House without debate. Read More

Boehner: "Defeat in Iraq is Unacceptable" | House Republicans Offer Two-Part Strategy to Help the President's New Strategy Succeed

January 30, 2007

At a press conference this morning, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) discussed supporting General Petraeus as he implements the President’s new strategy for success in Iraq, Democrats’ criticism of the President’s new strategy, and House Republicans’ two-part strategy to help the President’s new strategy succeed. ON SUPPORTING GENERAL PETRAEUS Read More

Our Options in Iraq | House Republicans Offer Two-Part Strategy to Help the President's New Strategy Succeed

January 30, 2007

When it comes to the war in Iraq, the stakes for our country and our military are high. We have two options, and when examined carefully, our choice is clear. OPTION #1: FAILURE IN IRAQ Read More