(Some) Congressional Republicans will wear red “1000 Days” buttons tonight at the State of the Union Address to represent the thousand days since the Democratic-led Senate last passed a budget.
The Hill reported, via Lucianne:
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Some congressional Republicans today will wear red buttons Tuesday that read “1000 days” in white lettering as a reminder that today marks 1,000 days since the Senate last passed a budget.
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) said on the House floor Tuesday morning that the button is meant to remind people that the Senate has been “acting irresponsibly” by not passing a budget resolution since April 2009.
House Republicans approved a budget resolution last year, and this year are considering ways to formalize a process they say is critical at a time of fiscal crisis.
The House Budget Committee today is considering a bill that gives what should be an annual budget resolution the force of law.
More… Here’s the 1,000 Day video.