Arizona House Members Vote Along Party Lines On Omnibus Spending Bill

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Capitol Hill (Photo courtesy Architect of the Capitol)

As expected, Arizona’s U.S. House members voted along party lines on the massive $1.7 trillion spending bill on Friday. The bill funds the federal government until the end of next September and has been publicly ridiculed for both its massive amounts of waste and the speed with which it was introduced then passed, without members of Congress even having time to review it.

The bill earned less than 10 Republican votes in the House and Democrats celebrated its passage as a win for Democrats nationally.

Some Arizona representatives explained their votes on social media: