“The Bailout & Flake’s War On Corruption”

From The Article:
“Rep. Flake is opposed to the current and former earmarking processes, frequently challenging earmarks proposed by other members of Congress. Since May 2006, he has become prominent with the “Flake Hour,” a tradition at the end of spending bill debates in which he asks earmark sponsors to come to the house floor and justify why “taxpayers should pay for their “pet projects.

In 2007, Flake was removed from the Judiciary Committee for “bad behavior.” According to one source, the group that made this decision was dominated by Appropriations members resentful of Flake’s opposition to earmarks.”

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