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As the House prepares to vote on Democratsā€™ rushed budget resolution today, itā€™s important to considerā€¦

Do House Democrats ā€“ especially the progressive wing ā€“ supportĀ abandoning the Budget they passed earlier this week in favor ofĀ theĀ oneĀ thatĀ was adopted by the Senate last night?Ā Ā Do they supportĀ these amendmentsĀ that are in the packageĀ (do they even know)?

These amendments are in the bill theyā€™re about to vote on.

  • Prohibit a Washington-directed increase of the federal minimum wage ($15 per hour) during a global pandemic.
    • Passed by voice, Ernst #767
  • Maintaining the U.S. embassy in Israel in Jerusalem, at its current levels of operation, including funding levels and security.
    • PassedĀ (97-3), Inhofe #786Ā 
  • Prioritize increasing federal police assistance funding as part of the reconciliation process.Ā 
    • Passed unanimously (100-0), Cornyn #558Ā Ā Ā 
  • Prohibiting actions making the United States reliant on other nations with weaker environmental standards (e.g. Russia, China, Iran, and Venezuela)
    • Passed by voice, Murkowski #806
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