Nancy Pelosi bitch slaps Boehner’s DOMA Defense as it reaches $1.5 Million Limit…
The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group, which is led by House Speaker John Boehner, has intervened in 14 DOMA challenges in federal courts now that the Department of Justice and the Obama Administration have decided to stop defending the law in court. So far, $1,447,996.73 of the alloted $1.5 million to continue defending DOMA has been spent within one year and three months according to the Committee on House Administration. The current contract, agreed upon by the committee’s chairman Dan Lungren, specifies that spending to defend DOMA in court cannot exceed $1.5 million.
“The American people should no longer have to foot the bill for Speaker Boehner’s campaign to appease the most conservative forces within the Republican Party,” Pelosi said in a statement Tuesday. “It is time for the Speaker and Congressional Republicans to drop their frivolous, taxpayer-funded lawsuits without any delay. When they do, we will all look forward to the day when DOMA is relegated to the dustbin of history once and for all.”
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