Daily Kos: Franken introduces 'Pay for War' resolution
The most serious policy-maker in Washington D.C. today is former comedian. Go figure.
The Pay for War Resolution gives Congress the option to finance war through budget cuts, creating new revenue or a combination of both budgetary means. Franken said the bill is meant to avoid a repeat of the $1.25 trillion that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have added to the national debt.