Earmark Moratorium--Defeated

Posted: Mar 05, 2008 3:53 PM
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Chairman of the Republican Study Committee just offered an amendment for a one year moratorium on earmarks For the FY 2009 Budget.  It was quickly defeated along party lines. The vote was 16 ayes 21 noes, with 2 members not voting.

See below for a video of my argument in favor of the moratorium.