POLITICS
04/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Vitter Slams 'Bloated' Omnibus While Benefiting From $249 Million In Earmarks

Republicans like Sens. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-AZ), have been attacking the $410 billion omnibus spending bill, claiming that it has too much spending and too many earmarks. One of the loudest voices calling for the bill's defeat has been Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), despite his earmarks worth $249 million for 142 projects.

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