manager Clay Higgins (R-La.) He said he objected Omnibus spending bill before friday Democratic Party told the House that Higgins’ own bill was included in the $1.7 trillion package.
Higgins was one of House’s scores. republican It plans to fund the federal government until September and voiced opposition to the bill, which is due to arrive before the president. Joe Biden for his signature.
Other Republican Opponents in the Spending Package Included House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Same as 13 Current and future congressmen who criticized the bill In a letter endorsed by the House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California).
In his remarks, Higgins argued that Americans “feel cold, hungry and betrayed” by the House over the bill.
manager Jim McGovern (D Massachusetts) responded with a disturbing revelation for Republicans.
“I think I should tell the gentleman I just spoke to that his veterans bill is actually said to be on the omnibus. He has the bill on this omnibus,” McGovern said. .
Massachusetts Democrats then asked how many House Republicans would speak after Higgins.
“Thank God,” McGovern said after hearing there were no more speakers.
You can see McGovern’s reaction to Higgins below.