The administration's top budget official, Peter Orszag, said Obama would sign the $410 billion spending bill despite a campaign pledge that he would reject tailored budget requests that let lawmakers send money to their home states. Orszag said Obama would move ahead and overlook the time-tested tradition that lets officials divert millions at a time to pet projects.
It was the Washington equivalent of officials pinching their nose and swallowing a bitter pill.
I gave up, after, the no lobbyist in his administration, no special interest groups, absolute transparency, the people would get a chance to see any legislation before it's signed, the list just goes on and on.....I quit keeping track! lol
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This isn't the first broken promise...I'm sure it won't be his last. Like a month into his Presidency and already, nothing he does surprises me.
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