Senior House Democrat Admits ‘Embarrassing’ Subsidies in $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package: ‘I’m Not Comfortable’

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) acknowledged that elements of a $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal set to pass the House of Representatives on Friday were “embarrassing.”

“There’s $1.5 million of funding toward the international bridge between New York and Canada — a bridge,” CNN’s Poppy Harlow noted in a Thursday interview with Espaillat. “And then right around San Francisco in the Bay Area, there’s $100 million to fund the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit, or BART.”

Harlow asked whether Espaillat
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