Rice is seeking House authorization to launch a lawsuit against the administration on behalf of the institution. So far, his authorizing resolution, has 42 GOP co-sponsors.
“Am I optimistic that we’re going to be successful at this?” Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, asked. “Probably not. I’m not an attorney, so I’m not sure I can actually evaluate the merits of the case, but it seems to me that it was worth bringing up.”
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with Faye, a pot belly pig, after a news conference held by Citizens Against Government Waste at the Phoenix Park Hotel to release the 2015 Congressional Pig Book which identifies pork-barrel spending in Congress, May 13, 2015.