Ocasio-Cortez Breaks With Pelosi in Key Early Vote for Democrats

The rules measure, set for a vote on Thursday when the new Congress convenes, will reimpose a “pay as you go” requirement that would allow challenges to legislation that adds to the deficit. The rules were negotiated by likely House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to satisfy concerns among members of the new the 235-member majority representing more conservative areas of the country. Ocasio-Cortez, a 29-year-old representative-elect from New York City, said on Twitter Wednesday that the system referred to as paygo “isn’t only bad economics,” but is “also a dark political maneuver designed to hamstring progress on healthcare+other leg.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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