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Peter King: Halt donations to
House GOP

Politico, by Kevin Robillard

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Posted By:jackson, 1/2/2013 3:40:33 PM

New York Republican Rep. Peter King went to war with his Republican colleagues on Wednesday after leaders spiked a Hurricane Sandy relief bill, calling on New Yorkers to stop all donations to GOP House members. “These Republicans have no problem finding New York when they’re out raising millions of dollars,” King said on Fox News. “They’re in New York all the time filling their pockets with money from New Yorkers. I’m saying right now, anyone from New York or New Jersey who contributes one penny to Congressional Republicans is out of their minds. Because what they did last night

The bill was a pork-laden disgrace. King is full of sheepdip. And the Fat Man in New Jersey should just call his pal, The Emperor Obama. They have phone service on Oahu.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: clayusmcret, 1/2/2013 3:46:35 PM     (No. 9095153)

Peter King: Halt donations to
House GOP

Long time ago, dude.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/2/2013 3:46:41 PM     (No. 9095154)

There is no reason in the World that a RELIEF bill should include anything but funds for RELIEF. However, in DC, the scum are everywhere, and we all know it. This bill should be amended to delete all items not directly related to Sandy relief.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Baracks Sox, 1/2/2013 3:48:31 PM     (No. 9095160)

They voted for Obama , let the Dems pay for it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/2/2013 3:57:09 PM     (No. 9095183)

I´m with Congressman King on this.

What´s 100% of zero?

/s off/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/2/2013 4:01:23 PM     (No. 9095190)

When King is talking about Muslim infiltration he´s crazy. Now he´s the bright shining star. Oh, Politico. You show your panties.

As usual, the GOP has failed to inform the public as to why they are doing anything, so the msm and the Democrats get to tell the story.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 1/2/2013 4:01:27 PM     (No. 9095191)

Peter King has gotten hundreds of millions of homeland security dollars for NY

Enough already!!!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/2/2013 4:05:06 PM     (No. 9095201)

King talks and acts like a Union thug.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/2/2013 4:09:06 PM     (No. 9095213)

That´s true about them coming to NY looking for money.

The major Wall Street corporation where I worked for many years would have regular visits from various political figures looking for "support."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Arizona Chief, 1/2/2013 4:09:52 PM     (No. 9095215)

King, Schumer and Gilliland show their true colors. Must be in NY´ers genes. And, yes, as is usual, the GOP doesn´t say anything regarding the pork being the real issue that is holding up the relief.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 1/2/2013 4:13:01 PM     (No. 9095223)

Perhaps Rep. King´s anger would be more justly directed at those who loaded the unrelated pork onto a "disaster relief bill," which doomed its passage in the House.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 1/2/2013 4:15:52 PM     (No. 9095229)

Peter is a jerk - met him several times in NY at meetings upstate. I am sure there is lots of pork in what they are asking and getting - yes, I feel sorry for them, but we have been through tornados, had damage and escaped floods. Did not ask the government for anything.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Malia2012, 1/2/2013 4:20:52 PM     (No. 9095241)

What #2, #6 and #7 said. BTW, from what I´ve read, there is about $9 million going for "relief" for Hurricane Sandy, which most of us had NOTHING to do with., the rest is pure unadulterated "Pork".. Good for John Boehner! Shame on Peter King!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/2/2013 4:22:20 PM     (No. 9095246)

King appears unconcerned about the billions in crony enriching pork stuffed into the bill. It must just be business as usual to Representative King...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: fritzilou, 1/2/2013 4:29:20 PM     (No. 9095264)

The bill for Sandy as written is filled with pork for New York. The Republicans didn´t have time to fight over this and make any changes; it was pass it or else. Now the bill will lapse and a clean bill to help Sandy victims can be written. Congressman King needs to apologize to he fellow Republicans and leave the Republican Party or stop oinking.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: frenesi1, 1/2/2013 4:40:12 PM     (No. 9095288)

I live in South Florida and we have hurricanes all the time. We PREPARE for them. And it is one of the reasons our home owners insurance always skyrockets. From everything I have read, NY and NJ ignored all the warnings over the years to be prepared for this. Now they want the rest of the country to bail them out. Just like Louisiana and California. So no, no and no.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tulipwood, 1/2/2013 4:40:18 PM     (No. 9095289)

I live in NY and I am sick and tired of our citizens and politicians trying feed off every disaster. We have become useless parasites faking illness and feigning damage in order to get rich off the rest of the country.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/2/2013 4:40:27 PM     (No. 9095290)

King doesn´t mind if we add $40 billion extra to the national debt as long as he gets his 20 or so billion. Even if approved it would take months and months to start showing up so it like hurry up and wait.

NY and NJ should have their own money to spend on this but it all goes to the unions and welfare crowd. So sit down and shut up.Nobody threw a tantrum for Nashville when they had their flood.The community got together and dug out with their own money.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Judith, 1/2/2013 4:47:20 PM     (No. 9095306)

ONE POLITICAL PARTY...that is what we now have. And I want nothing to do with it.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/2/2013 4:59:41 PM     (No. 9095330)

I think #18 is pretty close to being right. I cannot believe Peter King is now a whiner in the mold of democrats.

It just makes me sick to my stomach. Not a one of them has any desire to do anything other than stick their hands in other people´s pockets.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/2/2013 5:12:37 PM     (No. 9095352)

Hey BOZO King, get the pork out first. By the way, is there a law against people in NY and NJ to have flood insurance or just insurance on their home????

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Reply 21 - Posted by: volksford, 1/2/2013 5:38:00 PM     (No. 9095390)

Well, I guess since Zero has declared war on fly over country (guns and religion) we will just have to say screw you blue staters.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 1/2/2013 5:42:59 PM     (No. 9095400)

King and Christie? Pathetic. I cannot say what I think about either one of these professional grifters without getting banned.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/2/2013 5:45:20 PM     (No. 9095403)

just another mook politician. i guess tghat since he is from mighty new york they should get extra pork?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mikeman, 1/2/2013 6:03:43 PM     (No. 9095429)

Its hard to care if jersey and new york aren´t made whole by the taxpayers. The unions will charge 5x the average for their shoddy work, and the politicians will pocket what´s left.

If they really need more money, let them raise taxes. That´s their answer for everything, isn´t it?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/2/2013 6:44:16 PM     (No. 9095492)

Reason #129 for why Texas should secede.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/2/2013 8:24:01 PM     (No. 9095587)

On Special Report (Fox News) tonight there was a report on the Sandy aid bill stating estimates indicated only about 8 billion would be needed this year for actual damage. More could be added next year if needed. Many unnecessary add ons were put in this bill to bring the total up to 60 billion. The conclusion of the report was Speaker Boehner had saved the taxpayers 52 billion by not calling for a vote on this aid last night. The vote will occur on Friday.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/2/2013 8:40:16 PM     (No. 9095600)

You know, just saw a tweet (or is that twit?) from Christie that he´s "tired of NJ and NY getting the short end of the stick" or something. Earth to King and Christie - many Americans are sick of NY. The media worshipping your lousy city, all it´s public employees, blah, blah, blah, well we are tired of hearing it constantly. I feel better.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/2/2013 10:14:21 PM     (No. 9095682)

Pork before principle!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/3/2013 6:05:51 AM     (No. 9095948)

I agree with #2. There is no reason whatsoever for a relief bill to contain any pork whatsoever. This bill has more dollars devoted to pork than relief. Strip out the pork, then pass it. If demonrats don´t like it, too damn bad.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: judy, 1/3/2013 7:14:05 AM     (No. 9096013)

King & Christie should spend their energy on removing the greedy pork from the so called Sandy bill instead of trashing their own party. ....or better yet give us a break quit & go home.

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