WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate voted 61-37 to approve President Barack Obama's proposed $838 billion economic stimulus bill Tuesday.
The measure will now have to be reconciled with an $827 billion version the House of Representatives passed on January 28.
And right on the heels of this, the GOP shows what they meant by 'bipartisanship'.
An influential conservative political action committee is pledging to support primary challengers to any Republican senator who supports President Obama's stimulus package — the latest public show of dissatisfaction from the right over the massive measure before Congress.Uh... Mr. Wheeler?
"The American people don’t want this trillion dollar political payoff that will just line the pockets of non-governmental organizations who supported [President] Obama in the election,” said Scott Wheeler, the executive director of The National Republican Trust PAC, an organization that calls for less government spending and lower taxes.
From Gallup: 75% of Americans want Stimulus passed in some form
So are we just talking REAL MARICANS™, or what?