Congress gets ‘not a dollar more’

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Bush found a reason to block a bill that would have sent money for election reform and the SEC.

Mr. Bush said,”A lot of that money has nothing to do with national emergency, and I’ll give you one example: a new facility for storing the government’s collection of bugs and worms.“

Lawmakers also had included in the bill such items as $400 million for election reform and replacing punch-card voting machines, $9.3 million to beef up the Securities and Exchange Commission, $50 million for fighting forest fires, and $108.2 million for the Army Corps of Engineers.”

The Washington Times