Saturday, February 06, 2010

Senator Shelby Hold Up Obama Nominees for $40-billion in Earmarks

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, Republican from Alabama, has apparently put a hold on ALL of Obama's 70 executive nominations because his state is not getting $40-BILLION in earmarks for airplane and tanker manufacturing contracts, which apparently he has personal stakes in also.

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Reid: Shelby Has Hold On All Nominees
Dan Friedman and Megan Scully (2010, February 5). Congress Daily.