Lacking in votes in another attempt to end the war --giving the enemy a nice future V-A day, Democrats will buy the votes with our money.
That's right, defeatism and wasteful spending in one shiny package...
From the WaPo:
House Democratic leaders are offering billions in federal funds for lawmakers' pet projects large and small to secure enough votes this week to pass an Iraq funding bill that would end the war next year.Flopping Aces has more.
...a few Republicans and conservative Democrats who otherwise would vote "no" remain undecided, as they ponder whether they can leave on the table millions of dollars for constituents by opposing the $124 billion war funding bill due for a vote on Thursday.