a fair and balanced birdthing (raaven) wrote,
a fair and balanced birdthing

Profiteering by "higher authority"

"A decision by the House Republicans to strip the Iraq supplemental bill of an anti-profiteering provision has outraged the Democrats."

" A Senate Democratic aide said, 'Several House Republican conferees were clearly empathetic, but they had to look to a higher authority. That higher authority was the White House, which had sent the marching order to strip this from the bill."

Full article here.

(thanks, jincman!)
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