I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry. While it's funny someone would think to eliminate the president's teleprompter as an unnecessary expenditure, I think there are MUCH bigger fish to fry when it comes to rolling back federal spending.
Debt is a serious problem that needs serious solutions.
Via Fox News:
The House formally began debate, which is expected to last three days, Tuesday afternoon following some wrangling over the hundreds of amendments lawmakers want to attach to the package. More than 400 amendments were filed Monday night. Among them were a proposal from Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., to eliminate funding for the president’s Teleprompter ...
Womack told Fox News Tuesday afternoon that he pulled his amendment because he wasn’t able to get an estimate on how much it would save.
“I think we made our point,” Womack said. “We’re asking people to do more with less. And I think the president ought to lead by example. He is already a very gifted speaker. And I think that’s one platform he could do without.”
h/t Weasel Zippers