Egregious government waste? But … but … Nancy Pelosi said we don’t have a spending problem. How could there possibly be waste?

Other examples of government waste curated by the National Republican Congressional Committee:

  • $2 million in taxpayer-funded loans to 10 cupcake stores
  • $35 million for the construction of an old-fashioned trolley system
  • $388,000 for luxurious bus shelters
  • $939,771 for a fruit fly sexual attractiveness study
  • $750,970 for a successful New Hampshire brewery to build a new brewery and restaurant

The dozens of examples provided at total $18,224,377,097.