Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) took to Twitter to mock the massive $1.7 trillion omnibus bill that was announced earlier on Tuesday.
"I wonder how long it would take the clerk to read this…" Paul tweeted, standing behind a cart holding all 4,155 pages of the bill.
I wonder how long it would take the clerk to read this… pic.twitter.com/iaphBzTEsS
— Rand Paul (@RandPaul) December 20, 2022
There was posters on the cart that read "1.7 Trillion of Hazardous Debt," "Beware debt hazard of 1.7 trillion added to the national debt," "Greatest threat to our national security: 1.7 trillion added to the debt."
The House and Senate have until the end of the week to pass the bill that would fund the government through September.
Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) pointed out how important the passing of this bill is for Ukraine.
"Finalizing the omnibus is critical, absolutely critical for supporting our friends in Ukraine," Schumer said.
— Lauren Peller (@lauren_peller) December 21, 2022
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