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Republican lawmaker says, on the budget, Democrats left a ‘pile of crap’

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A Republican lawmaker on Tuesday accused Democrats of leaving the country a fiscal “pile of crap” for not passing a budget when they controlled both chambers of Congress.

Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), a member of the Appropriations Committee, lashed out at Democrats during a debate over a three-week government funding measure intended to avert a government shutdown. Simpson responded to Democrats, who accused Republicans of carrying out a piecemeal spending plan.

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