Wednesday, June 17, 2009 11:50 AM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the GOP presidential nominee last year, questioned how the committee could move ahead on legislation without hard figures on cost.
“How can we possibly, reasonably address this bill . . . without accounting how to pay for it?” McCain asked at the start of the committee’s session. It is “a joke if we run through this stack of papers,” he said.