$1.7 trillion “overarching” legislation finances the federal government for another financial year.
It is filled with earmarks, along with a $750,000 dedication to a transgender organization that wants transgender “background and discussion” ingrained in school systems and elementary schools.
This was approved by 18 Senate Republicans on Thursday.
The TransLatin@ Alliance, a California organization, has a shared policy platform on its webpage that calls for the elimination of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
It sincerely hopes to “tear down and reconstruct” the system of criminal justice and promotes open border policies.
This is so transgender, sexual identity non-conforming, and intersex people can “peacefully relocate and safely browse all land without discriminatory practices or demonization,” among many other things.
The Daily Wire notified press connections in the office buildings of the Senate Republicans who supported the vote of progressing the bill when Fox News first disclosed the earmark’s incorporation.
This came in the week after the omnibus spending bill was finally revealed early Tuesday morning, to inquire as to how it could perhaps affect their public verdict.
None had responded as of publication time, after the measure passed the Senate, with the exception of the occasional automatic message claiming someone was away from the office.
Here's a list of the GOP Senators who supported the $1.7 trillion dollar spending bill, complete with enough pork to keep the Dems in business for another decade#Omnibus #Senate #Spending #GOP pic.twitter.com/Z7w7JmO0kY
— The Wizard of Int (@TheWizardOfInt) December 22, 2022
18 of the 21 Republican senators who originally agreed to move the budget plan for discussion cast “yes” votes on Thursday to approve it with their Democratic and Independent coworkers:
The List of Names
Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Tommy Tuberville (R-AL), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and all others voted for the bill’s advancement on Tuesday, but opposed it on Thursday.
Then, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) changed his vote on Thursday to support adopting the omnibus package after previously opposing it.
However, Richard Burr (R-NC), John Barrasso (R-WY), and Kevin Cramer (R-ND) were the three senators who abstained on the vote on Thursday. A decisive 68-29 vote was taken.
The Dems' omnibus spending bill sends millions of taxpayer dollars to foreign countries for their border security—yet impedes border security right here in our own country.
They always put America last. pic.twitter.com/Oo9MGN3OaJ
— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) December 22, 2022
The 4,155-page package includes $772.5 billion for non-defense “budgetary activities” and $858 billion for defense spending.
Since the legislation has managed to pass in the Senate, it is now headed to the House of Representatives. This is before it will be approved by President Joe Biden, ahead of financing running out at midnight on Friday.
The bill is loaded with various pork provisions that help both parties. In addition to the little time allowed for members to study the lengthy piece of legislation, the awareness of the signs is frequently the focus of criticism.
They are regularly cited by critics as a stark illustration of excessive government expenditure. Even an alternative proposed by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) to remove $9.8 billion in pork barrel spending from the omnibus package was rejected.
Now, it remains to be seen what all transpires from this legislation passing.