Friday, February 18, 2011

U.S. House Votes to Defund Nine Obama Czars, FCC Net Neutrality

In more breaking news from the U.S. House, they voted to defund nine czars from Obama's administration.  The vote passed and eliminates funding for the following czars: health-reform czar, climate-change envoy czar, the green jobs czar, Guantanamo Bay closure czar, the TARP oversight czar, and the auto manufacturing czar, and the FCC diversity czar.  The amendment sponsored by Rep. Stephen Scalise (R-LA), passed 249-179.

In another vote, the House voted 244-181 to defund FCC net neutrality rules.  The amendment was sponsored by Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR) and Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL).

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