Once Again, Congress Comes Together on the Main Thing It Can Agree On — Sticking It to Future Generations


Published March 9, 2022

The Washington Post

Congress’s sweeping new omnibus appropriations bill is a typical Washington compromise — the surest way to get to yes is to give both sides the irresponsible spending they want.

Announced while most Americans were asleep — around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday — the 2,700-page, $1.5 trillion bill once again significantly raises domestic and military spending without providing a way to pay for it all.

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Henry Olsen is a Washington Post columnist and a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.


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