When the House failed to pass a pork-laden $60 billion Sandy relief bill earlier this month, New York GOP Rep. Peter King called it “indefensible” and called Republicans who opposed the bill “disgraceful.” Congress eventually decided to pass relief legislation in two phases, and is set to vote today on the second. Many conservatives are opposed to this legislation being passed as-is because it is loaded with non-Sandy-related pork. But King wants his out-of-state colleagues to know that they’d better toe his line this time around … or else:

Uh, beg your pardon?

King fails to reserve any outrage for the bill’s plethora of pork:

https://twitter.com/Blue_In_Green59/status/291225935359901697

And instead resorts to an ominous veiled threat.

Or, as Rep. King might say, “disgraceful.”

  • Steve_J

    So, King doesn’t care what’s in the bill as long as NY gets its slice of bacon?

  • Fire and Adjust!

    Quid Pro Quo……… is that the term you are using as a threat, Pete? You know, the same modus operandi that applies to getting democrat votes?

  • NachoCheese (D)

    Rep. Pete King
    @RepPeteKing
    For those who weren’t there when NY needed them…

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    What about those members of Congress that exploited NY’s suffering to sneak funding for their pet projects into the “relief” bill?

    You courage doesn’t quite measure up to your conviction on that, now does it Congressman?

  • Joe W.

    Get your face out of the trough, Peter, and give us a pork free bill so we CAN help you. Otherwise, stick it.

  • stuckinIL4now

    What about the suspected pork “bribes” by Harry Reidiculous that were put in this very bill to get votes from certain Republican senators. Rep. King, you’re using the wrong strong-arm tactics, aren’t you?

  • stuckinIL4now

    What about the suspected pork “bribes” by Harry Reidiculous that were put in this very bill to get votes from certain Republican senators. Rep. King, you’re using the wrong strong-arm tactics, aren’t you?

  • TomJB

    Plenty of rescue workers and firefighters from all over the country after both 9/11 and Sandy, many at their own personal expense. Please correct me if I am wrong, but I don’t remember so many NY rescue workers and firefighters helping out in Joplin, Tuscaloosa, or Nashville.

  • TomJB

    Plenty of rescue workers and firefighters from all over the country after both 9/11 and Sandy, many at their own personal expense. Please correct me if I am wrong, but I don’t remember so many NY rescue workers and firefighters helping out in Joplin, Tuscaloosa, or Nashville.

  • Karl Morey

    …in his “memory bank?” Is he secretly an android?

  • Karl Morey

    …in his “memory bank?” Is he secretly an android?