"Absolutely not," he told reporters after a meeting with President George W. Bush on issues related to Hurricane Katrina.
"Now more than ever you're going to need ... that infrastructure, those highway trust funds, to rebuild the bridges that were destroyed, rebuild the railroads that were destroyed. You have to have the infrastructure or you can't have a recovery," DeLay said.
But still at the top of his priority lists is repealing the estate tax. So, we see the GOP priorities. Help to rich dead people. No help to living middle class and poor people. In a time of fiscal crisis, it is nice to know that the GOP is willing to step in and protect the rich.
Even the day after the hurricane hit, Ken Melman was sending out e-mails to Republican lists to call their legislatures to push for the estate tax repeal.
Tom DeLay: No support to roll back gas tax