Originally Posted by bonnyprincecharlie
Jay didn't say anything Carnival paying the Coast Guard for the Triumph although he did make the point that a bill to regulate the cruise industry was going in with the bill to fund the coast guard. He, the wily old fox, said he would not allow the coast guard and the cruise industry bills to be separated because the coast guard bill would go through and the cruise bill would flounder. Interesting to see how his mind works.
Of course, Congress does this all the time. Of course the answer is to vote down the combined bill until the bills are separated.