HA! Not the first time the Hot Mic has come up on Red Right and it surely won’t be the last. This time, Susan Collins (a moderate Republican), and Jack Reed (a life-long Democrat) were caughting squawking over their fears of President Donald Trump.
“I swear, OMB [the Office of Management and Budget] just went through and whenever there was ‘grant,’ they just X it out. With no measurement, no thinking about it, no metrics, no nothing,” says Collins.
“No, nothing,” agrees Reed.
“It’s just incredibly irresponsible,” says Collins.
“Yes,” says Reed, adding softly, “I think — I think he’s crazy …”
“I’m worried,” Collins says, apparently agreeing.
“I mean, I don’t say that lightly and as ‘a kind of a goofy guy,'” Reed adds. “If we don’t get a budget deal, we’re going to be paralyzed …”
“I don’t think he knows there is a BCA [2011 Budget Control Act] or anything,” says Collins.
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