"Here’s what this spending bill is: hundreds of policy decisions, thousands of pages, and more than a trillion dollars passed right before Congress skips town for Christmas."


U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement after voting against the omnibus spending bill:

"Here’s what this spending bill is: hundreds of policy decisions, thousands of pages, and more than a trillion dollars passed right before Congress skips town for Christmas. It’s time for Congress to end this nonsense by doing fewer things—but with greater transparency, deliberation, and urgency. Nebraskans see through Washington's familiar, false choice between 'fund it all' or 'shut the government down.’"