Earmarks — money members of Congress request for projects back home — could make it easier for lawmakers to get on board.
Opponents argue earmarks opened the door to corruption and waste. Supporters argue they'll help make Congress more effective.
President Donald Trump, at a bipartisan meeting on immigration yesterday, voiced support for earmarks – the system, effectively banned by the GOP back in 2010, which allowed members of Congress to attach special language to funding bills to direct money to their pet projects. How did earmarks get such a bad reputation in the first […]