Levin played audio of Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, criticizing the bill from the House floor ahead of the vote that day. In his remarks, Roy pointed out the spending deal’s massive size, noted that its details were dropped on legislators just a day before the vote, and called on President Trump to veto it.
These spending bills are atrocious. It'll be interesting to watch my Republican colleagues, who look their constituents in the eyes while campaigning on fiscal restraint and a "balanced budget amendment," vote in favor of this package. The party of fiscal restraint … pic.twitter.com/HOICzkO96i
— Rep. Chip Roy (@RepChipRoy) December 17, 2019
“I’m telling you, they’re spending crazy, and they’re not just spending crazy, they’re making deals,” Levin remarked of the spending package.
“This is a massive, trillion-dollar omnibus bill, and I’m told it has veto-proof majorities,” Levin concluded. “You see, you get more votes voting for stuff than voting against stuff.”
Don’t miss an episode of LevinTV. Sign up now!
"How Did Trump Get Here?"
Low-IQ Stelter can't seem to grasp the idea of an election
— LevinTV (@LevinTV) December 17, 2019