Skip to comments.On Farm Bill, House GOP Prepared to Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
Posted on 07/03/2013 1:54:04 PM PDT by lowbridge
After the stunning defeat of the food stamp and farm bill last month on the House floor, multiple reports have surfaced that Republican leaders are considering separating food stamps from farm programs. Now, thanks to unscripted, public comments by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), we know talk of separating the bill is nothing more than a procedural gimmick intended to perpetuate the status quo.
Asked about the so-called farm bill, Rep. Roe acknowledged he thought the farm bill was about farming; it turns out its really not. He explained for the first time, were going to separate the farm bill from the food stamp spending.
Without being prompted, he outlined the strategy: Well take the farm bill and the food stamp bill and separate those two. Vote both of those and send them to the Senate. And then itll come back as one bill in a conference and well hopefully get something
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The republican party doesn’t really want to reign in big government and big spending.
They just don’t like democrats and their supporters getting the lion’s share of the scams, graft and payoffs.
If I have anything to say about it, they can. Unlike any ‘rat, I only have vote, and the GOPe is not getting it.
You speak for all of us.
gope never changes. they accept the role of designated loser