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Leader of House Progressives Says She Won’t Vote for Reconciliation Bill if It Includes Hyde Amendment

Pramila Jayapal on the grounds of the Capitol to voices concerns about the President’s proposed budget. Washington, 24 May 2017. (AFGE/Wikimedia) Representative Pramila Jayapal (D., Wash.), chair of the progressive caucus, said Sunday that she will not support Democrats’ massive social-spending package if it includes the Hyde Amendment, a stipulation that prohibits taxpayer money from…