Moran added that he was not planning to read the bill before voting on it because “I trust the leadership”.
CNSNews.com asked: “Have you read all 1,648 pages of the final text of the National Defense--”
Moran replied: “Of course not. Are you kidding?"
CNSNews.com: “Are you planning on reading it before you vote?”
CNSNews.com: “How will you know what’s in it?”
Moran: “Because we were, many of these issues we worked on for years and I trust the leadership. Buck McKeon and Adam Smith, they know what they’re doing.”
CNSNews.com: “Do you think [House Majority Leader John] Boehner and [Senate Majority Leader Harry] Reid have read it?”
Moran: “I know their staff has.”
Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and Rep. Adam Smith (D.-Wash.) is ranking member.
The bill authorizes funding for the Department of Defense and defense-related activities in the Department of Energy. It also includes money for non-defense spending, such as creating a number of new national parks and establishing a commission to create a plan for a National Museum of Women’s History.