Daily Reminder: February 11, 2012

Despite promises in black and white in the “Ethics” section of Barack Obama’s Change.gov Web site to “end the practice of writing legislation behind closed doors,” House and Senate Republicans reported three years ago today that official Republican conferees were being shut out of the House-Senate negotiations designed to hammer out a final version of the “stimulus” bill.

“I think the American people deserve to know,” said Indiana Rep. Mike Pence, “that legislation that would comprise an amount equal to the entire discretionary budget of the United States of America is being crafted without a single House Republican in the room.”

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