Oh, the sad stupid irony.
Bush says he'll use his veto pen on excessive spending bills
June 16, 2007
BY DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press
CRAWFORD, Texas---- President Bush warned Congress on Saturday that he will use his veto power to stop runaway government spending.
''The American people do not want to return to the days of tax-and-spend policies,'' Bush said in his radio address.
When they ran the House, Republicans larded legislation with these pet projects. But on Thursday, they were the ones forcing Democrats to be more open about Congress' pork barrel ways.