Skip to comments.House panel backs ban on abortion funds
Posted on 07/21/2011 9:27:02 AM PDT by markomalley
A House panel on Thursday endorsed a ban on giving federal money to international groups that perform abortions or provide abortion information, a fresh effort to reverse Obama administration policy.
On the second day of a marathon session, the House Foreign Affairs Committee struggled to complete a sweeping foreign aid bill that would block U.S. assistance to Pakistan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority unless the Obama administration reassures Congress that they are combatting terrorism. It also would slash U.S. contributions to international organizations and limit President Barack Obama's authority on overseas issues.
Overall, the bill would cut $6.4 billion from Obama's request of $51 billion for the State Department and foreign operations in the next budget.
The legislation represented an opportunity for Republicans led by the committee chairwoman, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., to set down a marker. However, the legislation has no chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
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You mean the House gets to say how money is spent and not the White House Czars?
Where in the constitution does it say THAT?
I'm afraid that renders that one pretty meaningless. They want to ask a congenital liar to reassure them?
At this time one of his first executive orders was to fund international abortions. An early indications of his leadership priorities
I think the very first executive order was banning release of his background records.
And they´d take this despicable liars word for it, eh? This is also impossible as these regimes are islamist to their cores and seemingly live for no other reason than to destroy Jews and anything non-islamic.