McCain criticizes SJ museum on Twitter

March 7, 2009 6:30:58 PM PST
Senator John McCain is singling out a museum in San Jose as one of the top ten pieces of pork in a congressional spending bill.

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He is targeting the Japanese-American Museum which would receive $230,000 under an earmark submitted by Congressman Mike Honda and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren.

McCain is using Twitter to go after pork in this year's $410 billion budget bill.

There are 9,000 earmarks totaling $8 billion in this year's proposed budget.

Honda and Lofgren are defending their request.

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