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NEW - dozens of Republicans who last year voted against the bipartisan infrastructure bill, calling it "socialist," "radical spending," spent the past few months quietly lobbying the administration for money out of that bill to come home to them
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Among those who wrote to the Transportation Department asking for money they voted against: Tom Emmer, the head of the House Republicans' campaign arm, who called the bill a "socialist wish list." Here's Emmer's letter asking for money to go to Minnesota:
In public, Sen. Tuberville said the infrastructure law was “using fuzzy math and IOU’s to hide the real cost." Here's his letter appealling to Buttigieg “as a former mayor, you understand better than anyone the time and money that goes into applying for highly competitive grants"
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