Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Reid = Porkers of the Month
Washington, D.C. - Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a private, non-partisan, non-profit organization today named Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) its August Porkers of the Month for leading a do-nothing Congress into a five week vacation.
Congress left for its traditional August recess after accomplishing nothing. Of the 106 bills enacted since January, 94, or 90 percent were to name government buildings or lands, extend or make technical corrections to existing laws.
The accomplishments included: Frank Sinatra Day, National Plumbing Industry Week, and National Day of the Cowboy.