President Obama can breathe a sigh of relief. The Senate just voted to keep all those earmarks that don’t exist in the $410 billion spending bill.
GOP Sen. John McCain’s amendment stripping the omni-pork package of an estimated 8,500 pet projects worth roughly $8 billion was defeated this afternoon. You can find a database of all those teeny, tiny pork projects here.
Here’ s the roll call vote:
God save us from bipartisanship.
Allah’s got the vid of McCain on the Senate floor.
Wonder where all the porkulus money that’s already been approved is going? Tabitha Hale is watching.