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Liberals Block House Democrats Budget, Party Continues to Struggle to Govern

The House Democrat caucus is fighting amongst themselves yet again.

April 9, 2019
Liberals Block House Democrats Budget, Party Continues to Struggle to Govern

The House Democrat caucus is fighting amongst themselves yet again and this time it’s over how much taxpayer money to spend. Liberals want to raise the budget caps for billions of dollars in domestic spending, but House Democrat leaders are balking at the idea.

Politico: “The looming clash over federal funding will set the tone for a slew of rough budget talks this year. It also threatens to expose a new divide between the party’s far left members and its fiscal hawks, just days before the Democratic Party heads to its annual retreat in Leesburg, Va., to celebrate 100 days in power and set its agenda.”

It is clear that the Progressive Caucus, led by Reps. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez and Pramila Jayapal, have more influence over the Democrats policy priorities than Speaker Pelosi does: