Thursday, December 16, 2010

John McCain & Mark Kirk celebrate the death of the omnibus pork bill

Despite President Obama's directive to congress to pass a proposed omnibus spending bill containing $8 billion in earmarks, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Thursday reluctantly conceded that he did not have sufficient votes to file for cloture on the bill and therefore he was unable to bring the bill to the Senate floor for a vote.

Republican Senators John McCain and Mark Kirk celebrated the good news on the senate floor: