nearvideo house passes spending bill, renewed the Hyde Amdendment
Spending bill includes a ban on Federal money for abortions.
The Democratically-controlled house on Wednesday approved a spending bill, a reauthorization of the so-called Hyde Amendment, barring Federal money for abortions, despite the recent bubbling of vote against the amendments of the liberals and the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.
There was no direct, up-or-down vote on the Hyde Amendment itself. It was hidden in the interior of the expenditure package of labor and health and Human Services appropriations. It 226-203 went.
No Republicans supported the spending bill. Six Democrats, including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive is hot porn, voted against him. Asked about the Hyde Amendment, she told ABC News “This Week” on Sunday: “I think we repeal it.”
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In the last few weeks, the ban on four decades of taxpayer funded abortions fire has pulled in Democratic circles, with former U.S. Vice President Joe inversion Biden for his position in support of it after an outcry by the liberals.
Despite the recent protests over the change, there is no plan by the house Democrats was to remove it from the spending package.
The Hyde Amendment States that Medicaid will pay the taxpayer — funded program for poor Americans-for abortions except when the woman’s life is in danger or the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest. The late Rep. Henry Hyde, first introduced in 1976, shortly after the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the legalization of the procedure.
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Since then, the Congress had to authorize them as part of the spending bills that Fund the government. Democrats had to live with him and for him to vote — as part of the wider spending packages. Leading Democrats such as speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi have argued, that the change in the cost, other good things are in the bills and the attitude of the government.
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, said on Wednesday that many of the Democrats running for President voted for the spending bills with the change.
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Still, the Democrats are expected to push more to get rid of it, even if it had little chance of passage in the GOP-controlled Senate.
New Jersey GOP Rep. Chris Smith, one of the most fervent pro-life voices in the house, said on Wednesday that, although the Hyde Amendment remains in the bill, all this does is “delay”, which believes Smith, is the eventual elimination of the Hyde Amendment by the Democrats.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.