Reps. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Randy WeberRandy WeberA guide to the committees: House House votes to let states deny federal funds to abortion providers GOP lawmaker says CNN reporter should be fired MORE (R-Texas) both voted against funding for Hurricane Sandy, but were among about a dozen GOP Gulf Coast lawmakers calling for Obama to back the FEMA-funding bill.
Palazzo became testy when a Bloomberg reporter questioned his vote against Sandy relief. Palazzo insisted that he did vote for the Sandy relief measures, telling the reporter to “go back and check your facts on that.”
But Rep. Palazzo was incorrect, according to the official House of Representatives vote tally.
Weber, however, defended his vote against Sandy relief, arguing it was “full of pork” and raised the deficit.