Friday, March 23, 2018

Ben Shapiro: GOP’s $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill Is a ‘Crap Sandwich’

By Michael Morris | March 22, 2018

On his daily Facebook Live podcast “The Ben Shapiro Show” Thursday, host and Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Wire Ben Shapiro slammed Congress for its inability to pass appropriations bills, calling the GOP’s $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill a “crap sandwich.”

“[I]t’s time for Congress to pass another crappy omnibus package,” Shapiro stated near the beginning of his daily Facebook Live podcast. “So, there’s a big omnibus package coming up. Congress is no longer capable of actually just passing appropriations bills.

“Here is the problem: The Congress, the House of Representatives will vote for appropriations bills. They will pass through the normal appropriations process. The way that you are supposed to do budgets is you are supposed to fund individual departments, and then you’re supposed to send a bill to the senate. The senate is supposed to fund that individual department, and then the president signs it. Instead, what has happened, because Mitch McConnell does not have a governing majority in the Senate – he has 51 votes, but they’re all fractious – instead they just slap everything today in a crap sandwich of a bill that is 2,232 pages long, and then they give people 48 hours to read it and say we gotta vote.”.........To Read More.....

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