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Cruz blasts $1.4 trillion spending ‘boondoggle’: ‘Of the lobbyists, by the lobbyists and for the lobbyists’

Texas Senator Ted Cruz summed up a massive $1.4 trillion spending package approved by the Senate on Thursday with a turn of phrase borrowed from the founding fathers: “Of the lobbyists, by the lobbyists and for the lobbyists.”

Cruz unloaded on the 2,313-page “pile of trash” in a viral online video ahead of the 81-11 Senate vote on Thursday, which moved the bill to the president less than a day after House Democrats voted to impeach him from office.

Trump is now expected to sign the bill to fund the federal government through September 2020 with a looming Friday deadline to avert a shutdown, NPR reports.

Many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle celebrated the legislation as a bi-partisan win, but Cruz is not one of them.

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