“According to the Army Corps of Engineers, 160 million taxpayer dollars will be wasted because of canceled contracts if this language is not included,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander, one of the authors of the language. The project has long had the backing of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as well.
With a whimper. An unexpected moment as a committee sends a bill to ban anti-LGBT job discrimination to the Senate floor.
Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander’s official website linked to his campaign Facebook page. When BuzzFeed noticed, it was promptly removed.
The non-agression pact is over.