The state Democratic Party chair takes the Bush administration to task on Inaugural spending.
With a war in Iraq, survivors to be cared for in Indonesia, and a record jobless rate back home, the $40 million being spent on the second Inauguration of George W. Bush is inappropriate. That from the state Democratic Party chair Mark Brewer.
The money comes from private donors who support the president, but Brewer says some tax dollars are also being spent on security in the nation's capitol, and he complains local officials there will get stuck with the $20 million tab.
All of the top ranked state GOP leaders were at the festivities in Washington and unavailable for comment on Brewer's criticism.
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