Colorado Republicans Who Support Flood Relief Didn't Support Relief for Sandy

From The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper: Slog
September 19, 2013 - 4:16pm

The endless nonsense that is today's GOP....As historic floods of “biblical” proportions continue to ravage Colorado, President Obama signed an emergency declaration on Sunday — a move that was encouraged by a bipartisan letter last week from the state’s nine-member Congressional delegation. But the four Republican Congressmen who are now supporting disaster relief for their own state were among those voting earlier this year against the emergency aid funding for Superstorm Sandy victims on the East Coast. Colorado Republican Reps. Mike Coffman, Cory Gardner, Doug Lamborn, and Scott Tipton joined their delegation in asking the president to send emergency funds to help their constituents combat and recover from the more than 14 inches of rain that have flooded Colorado this month.The right in a nutshell. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]


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