Another Dem Changes The Rules Yet Again

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    Libs keep ranting how America has spoken

    The fools who voted for Dems have been duped once again



    Rep. John P. Murtha (D-Pa.) threatened to deny any further spending projects to a Republican who challenged him over an earmark last week, the GOP is charging – a potential violation of House rules that could cause a spike in partisan tensions.

    Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), who questioned money that Murtha inserted into an intelligence bill last week, turned the tables Thursday night by saying he would call for Murtha to be reprimanded for violating House rules.

    Rogers plans to insert a transcript of their exchange in the Congressional Record to document the potential violation. His resolution will also require a House vote to reprimand Murtha for his comments, according to a draft received by The Politico. Rogers is expected to file it on Monday.

    It does not call for an investigation by the Ethics Committee.

    'The way I do it'

    According to the draft resolution, Murtha shouted at and chastised Rogers on the House floor Thursday for offering a motion last week to challenge $23 million Murtha requested in an intelligence bill.

    Murtha had requested the money to prevent the administration from shuttering the National Drug Intelligence Center in Johnstown, Pa., which is part of Murtha’s district.

    “I hope you don’t have any earmarks in the defense appropriations bills because they are gone, and you will not get any earmarks now and forever,” Murtha told Rogers, according to the draft transcript given to The Politico.

    “This is not the way we do things here – and is that supposed to make me afraid of you?” Rogers replied.

    “That’s the way I do it,” Murtha said.

    The showdown occurred on the Republican side of the aisle, in the so-called Ohio Corner, in front of numerous GOP lawmakers who witnessed the episode, one member present said.

    Murtha could not immediately be reached for comment.

    http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0507/4068.html
     
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    the democrats.. the party of the "Unethical"
     
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    like I said...it must suck to be in the minority in both chambers, eh?
     
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    Enjoy your brief power trip - it will end in Nov 08
     

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