Dorgan added, "It's a complete charade. You can get rid of every single earmark. It's not going to change one cent in federal spending. So it's just a — it's a charade trying to direct attention over here when the big issue is an unsustainable fiscal policy put in place largely by the — the 2001 tax cuts. Look, most of that benefit went to the wealthiest Americans. And here's where we are."
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