Calif. Lawmaker Gets Distracted; Votes For Budget By Mistake Republican Assemblyman Scott Wilk said he made the error because he was busy posting on Facebook. Wilk says he was posting his opposition to the budget. He was allowed to change his vote afterward.

Calif. Lawmaker Gets Distracted; Votes For Budget By Mistake

Calif. Lawmaker Gets Distracted; Votes For Budget By Mistake

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Republican Assemblyman Scott Wilk said he made the error because he was busy posting on Facebook. Wilk says he was posting his opposition to the budget. He was allowed to change his vote afterward.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. California Governor Jerry Brown ever so briefly gained bipartisan support for his budget. Republicans have been unified against the governor, until Assemblyman Scott Wilk voted for the budget by mistake. He said afterward he made the error because he was busy posting on Facebook. He says he was posting his opposition. The yes vote did not stand however. He was allowed to change his vote afterward to Republican applause and Democratic boos. It's MORNING EDITION.

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