If ever there was an attempt at 'revenge spending' by a member of Congress, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) takes the cake for the most outrageous earmark. As a last-ditch effort to get even with the voters who kicked Democrats out of office on November 2nd, Emanuel added a $48 BILLION earmark to the omnibus bill, which he wanted to give to a personal friend for the purpose of wealth redistribution. You read that correctly! Thankfully, the Omnibus bill failed in Congress last night.
Remember Cleaver's name and his egregious behavior, because he will lead the Congressional Black Caucus next year!
BREAKING: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Earmarks $48 BILLION to Pal Who Runs Day Care Center From Home With His Wife
By Jim Holt
December 16, 2010
Earlier today it was reported that far left Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) proposed a $48 billion earmark to redistribute taxpayer money to the inner city.
It was the Mother of All Earmarks…
Liberal Rep. Emanuel Cleaver proposed a whopping $48 BILLION EARMARK that would redistribute wealth to the inner cities and gift money to the poor and thereby produce a much larger consumer class to buy the goods and services produced in this country.
Rep. Cleaver will lead the Congressional Black Caucus next year. (CBC Blog)
Now get this…
The $48 billion would go to Cleaver’s friend, a gentleman named Lamar Mickens, president of the not-for-profit Quality Day Campus who runs the organization out of his Kansas City home.
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