Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, poses with Faye, a pot belly pig, after a news conference held by Citizens Against Government Waste to release the 2017 Congressional Pig Book which identifies pork-barrel spending in Congress earlier this month.
Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, poses with Faye, a pot belly pig, after a news conference held by Citizens Against Government Waste to release the 2017 Congressional Pig Book which identifies pork-barrel spending in Congress earlier this month. Tom Williams AP
Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, poses with Faye, a pot belly pig, after a news conference held by Citizens Against Government Waste to release the 2017 Congressional Pig Book which identifies pork-barrel spending in Congress earlier this month. Tom Williams AP

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