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House Democrats postpone budget measure vote amid progressive resistance
Fox News ^ | 4/09/19 | Samuel Chamberlain

Posted on 04/10/2019 2:58:52 AM PDT by Libloather

House Democratic leaders scrapped a scheduled Wednesday vote on a budget measure backed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., amid opposition from left-wing members of the caucus.

The measure would have raised limits on discretionary spending for both the Pentagon and domestic agencies, but leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) pushed to allow billions more in spending on domestic programs.

An amendment offered by CPC co-chairwoman Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., would have added $67 billion to spending limits for nondefense programs over the next two fiscal years. Jayapal's amendment would have also capped defense and nondefense spending at $664 billion each in fiscal year 2020 (which begins Oct. 1 of this year) and $680 billion each in fiscal year 2021.

"We need to prioritize our communities, not our military spending," Jayapal tweeted Tuesday morning, adding,"Progressives aren’t backing down from this fight."

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: budget; democrats; jayapal; resistance; socialists
Democratic leaders can afford to lose just 17 members on any vote. Jayapal told CQ earlier Tuesday that her amendment has "something like 21 co-sponsors ... including three committee chairs.

Another Justice RAT. Keep an eye on this one.

1 posted on 04/10/2019 2:58:52 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

This is why it was a tragedy that we lost the House of Representatives. To all those last November who said it “didn’t matter” - they were wrong.


2 posted on 04/10/2019 3:04:21 AM PDT by SkyPilot ("I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6)
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To: Libloather

Nancy is going to have to really crack down on the far lefties or lose total control. Arranging for AOC to be arrested for money laundering and fraud would be a good start.


3 posted on 04/10/2019 3:31:10 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: SkyPilot; Libloather; All

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This is why it was a tragedy that we lost the House of Representatives. To all those last November who said it “didn’t matter” - they were wrong.
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Tragedy? Methinks one protest too much.

(R)N(C) “led” Congress was passing $1T+ deficit budgets, fully funding EPA\NRA\PP and ZERO $$ for any wall (in fact, LIED to President “If you sign THIS budget, we’ll have funding in the NEXT one”). 8 YEARS under Zero and the House was writing blank checks.

So yea, “doesn’t matter” ‘cuz they didn’t do a DAMN thing except GROW govt every time they’d held the reigns (NCLB, TSA/DHS, NSA, largest expanse via MediXYZ part-D - all under GW)


4 posted on 04/10/2019 3:39:52 AM PDT by i_robot73 (One could not count the number of *solutions*, if only govt followed\enforced the Constitution.)
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To: Libloather

Cowtowing to communists: the DEMON RATS ARE EVIL; THEY HATE THE COUNTRY AND HATE “THE RULE OF LAW”.


5 posted on 04/10/2019 3:40:49 AM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord God Almighty, deliver us from this evil in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, amen.)
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To: SkyPilot

This is also why voter reform has to be imposed on California. Way too many seats were flipped AFTER the elections ended due to their illegal voting methods.


6 posted on 04/10/2019 3:52:47 AM PDT by ducttape45 ("Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people." Proverbs 14:34)
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To: SkyPilot

Because the R’s approved funding for the wall, voted down obamacare, reduced the deficit in spending...

:)

Let the country see what Pramila Jayapal and her ilk want.

The senate stamps the judges.

#### the Rs for running like moderate dems.


7 posted on 04/10/2019 4:05:19 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR)
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To: dp0622

Morning! True, Paul Ryan and his RINO boys didn’t do us any favors by wasting Trump’s first two years. The FY20 budget is still going to be a disaster for our side with the Democrats controlling the House.


8 posted on 04/10/2019 4:45:36 AM PDT by SkyPilot ("I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6)
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To: SkyPilot

Paul Ryan’s house deserved to be tossed out on its ass.


9 posted on 04/10/2019 4:45:51 AM PDT by chris37 (Monday, March 25 2019 is Maga Day!)
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To: SkyPilot

Under the weak kneed Republicans and Rinos it was run by the Democrats anyway. Paula Ryan was a fraud and set us back as much GWB.


10 posted on 04/10/2019 4:55:00 AM PDT by cp124 (I didn’t leave America, it left me.)
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To: ducttape45

This is also why voter reform has to be imposed on California.


Who is going to impose it?

California politicians? They’ve already rigged the system where it’s a major victory if a Republican makes the November ballot and have allowed ‘ballot harvesting’.

Congress? The House dems are enjoying their majority too much to want to see change.

Federal Courts? Yeah, right...


11 posted on 04/10/2019 6:19:01 AM PDT by hanamizu
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To: chris37
Paul Ryan’s house deserved to be tossed out on its ass

True, but Trump, the people, and the country don't deserve what came in to take their place.

12 posted on 04/10/2019 6:23:14 AM PDT by Magnum44 (My comprehensive terrorism plan: Hunt them down and kill them)
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To: Truth29

Nancy is only there for the Speaker Perks she never thought she would have to work ,LOL


13 posted on 04/10/2019 6:59:34 AM PDT by butlerweave
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To: ducttape45
"This is also why voter reform has to be imposed on California.

The courts have ruled against states in educational matters, with regard to gerrymandering, insurance regulation, marriage, but claim they have no role in election integrity. Harrumph!

14 posted on 04/10/2019 7:15:38 AM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything, it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: Truth29
Nancy is going to have to really crack down on the far lefties or lose total control.

Which is saying she is going to lose total control. These are radical, hardened, dyed-in-the-wool Alinsky Marxists. To them it's a TOTAL push for TOTAL capitulation to everything on their demands list.

Nancy no longer has the energy nor the mental agility for that fight.


15 posted on 04/10/2019 7:48:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SkyPilot

No of course you are right it was a bad thing.

but it DID bring into full view what the new dem party looks like.

Hates Jews and capitalism and has utter morons leading the way.

Since so many seats were stolen i fear it will be hard to take back. What do you think?

Morning back at ya!! A little late though lol

I work weird hours and sleep weird hours!!


16 posted on 04/10/2019 9:25:47 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR)
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