Crapo backs some kinds of stimulus

Sen. Mike Crapo, who told us last week he is skeptical of federal stimulus spending, tells the Associated Press he likes fed money for nuke cleanup. Crapo in Seattle P-I: “This is exactly the kind of thing a stimulus package should be composed of.” Crapo to Hoffman in yet unpublished interview: “My belief is that the notion that we can spend ourselves into prosperity is one that is not valid.” $6 billion is on the table for cleanup spending as part of stimulus package; Crapo and Sen. Jim Risch are signed on. H to the T.

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