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McClintock: Sandy aid bill undermines legitimate emergency relief

Video: Highway funding in Guam, $20K for a government car, and much more in pork spending are damaging to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, says California Congressman Tom McClintock.

As the House takes up legislation to provide emergency relief to areas of the North-east that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, some in Congress are raising warning flags, pointing to a bill that is laden with pork and unnecessary government spending.  If legislators want to waste money, they should do it through appropriations, not by weighing down a measure that seeks to help people in desperate need, says Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.)

The congressman makes his point on Fox News with host Neil Cavuto:

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