(Note: you can click on the link above to view her video; the following is the transcript)
Earlier this year we interviewed Congressman Ken Buck, a Republican who exposed the Washington DC swamp where he says Democrats and Republicans collude behind the scenes to work in the interest of big money donors rather than the American public. At that time, he rightly predicted that, once again, Congress would not follow its prescribed practices for passing a budget. Here’s his explanation of why.
Rep. Buck: There is broad agreement on the Hill that we should pass 12 appropriations bills. We should have hearings, we should have debate on the floor, we should pass them from the House, they should be passed in the Senate, and the president should sign 12 bills.
The 12 spending bills are: Agriculture, Justice and Science, Defense, Energy, Financial, Homeland…
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