04/28/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Senators Slam White House Over Budget Priorities

Senators Barbara Mikulski and Pat Murray blasted White House budget czar over spending priorities during a Senate Appropriations Committee meeting on Wednesday. Think Prorgress reports:

One of the most combative moments came when Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) chastised Nussle for his "snarky, scolding, dismissive" responses to the senators and the Bush administration's attitude toward funding the nation's law enforcement officers.

Watch the exchanges between Nussle and Mikulski and Murray below: