New Dem Rule Hits Old Dem Dealer | Talking Points Memo

Today Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) will introduce a motion to rebuke Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) for breaking a House rule. The charge? Rogers says that Murtha threatened to deny Rogers’ earmarks for “now and forever” in retaliation for Rogers’ opposition to one of Murtha’s pet projects. That’s a real threat coming from Murtha, who’s one of the senior appropriators in the House.

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