John McCain Criticizes Same Earmark That He Voted For
Apparently John McCain voted for the bill providing the money to do the research on bears in Montana that he has been criticizing on the campaign trail.
Despite the fun McCain had ridiculing the bear project on the Senate floor, he didn’t actually try to remove it from the bill. He did introduce several amendments, including three to reduce funding for projects he considered wasteful or harmful, but none removing the grizzly bear project appropriations. And despite his criticisms, he voted in favor of the final bill.
McCain says the price of a gas tax “holiday” would be about the same as “a Bridge to Nowhere (or) another pork barrel project.”
John McCain on Thursday, April 24th, 2008 in an interview on the Fox News Channel. >>Details