Me thinks he (McConnell) doth protest too much."
You don't mention Mitch's 36 earmarks totalling $51 billion. I read that $1.2 million are going to biking and hiking trails. He and that other fiscal conservative Inhoufe, while voting against the omnibus bill, loaded it up with ton of earmarks.
The Republicans could care less about fiscal conservativism. All they want to do is obstruct a Democratic president.
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?