Search the Archive

The Fleecing of America (Pork Barrel Projects) #968624

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 2010
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chuck Todd) Requests from Congressional Republicans for money from the stimulus bill even though almost all of them voted against it because it included too many pork projects featured; details given about requests from Representatives Phil Gingrey† and Aaron Schock††. [Senator Kit BOND†, GINGREY - speak against the bill.] [SCHOCK – supports his projects.] [President OBAMA – says they’re trying to vote against their cake and eat it too.] [The Club for Growth Chris CHOCOLA†- says it’s become accepted that you can vote no and take the dough.]

Curry, Ann;
Todd, Chuck

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.