Repeal Of Mexico City Policy Unlikely, Sen. Shaheen Says
CQ HealthBeat: Shaheen Acknowledges Repeal of Mexico City Rule Is Unlikely
“The Senate’s lead advocate for rolling back President Donald Trump’s sweeping Mexico City policy affecting groups that provide information on abortion is not optimistic about the prospects for success in the fiscal 2018 omnibus spending bill. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., sponsored an amendment to the Senate version of the fiscal 2018 foreign aid appropriations measure (S 1780) that would repeal Trump’s decision to reinstate the anti-abortion policy … Shaheen said the political dynamics are no longer in her favor in the appropriations process…” (3/8).
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