Federal Sandy Aid Package Provokes War Of Words Inside GOP
By: Joel Rose and Robert Siegel
January 2, 2013
Elected officials from New York and New Jersey — including many Republicans — expressed anger and frustration on Wednesday after the House of Representatives declined to vote on a $60 billion federal aid package for areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
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