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Socialism Stalling on Capitol Hill?

Socialist bills are struggling to gain traction in the U.S. House, as Pelosi goes into damage control to whip the Left wing back in-line, all while attempting to push retrograde amnesty for all; gun control; and feel-good, do-nothing diversity resolutions to the forefront. Meanwhile, the Green New Deal, introduced with so much fanfare by socialist Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), has stalled with only 90 cosponsors, far short of the 218 needed to pass without the support of a single Republican. Also stalling is the Left’s plan to eliminate all private health insurance as part of a single-payer overhaul of America’s healthcare system. Read more…

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

Ambitious proposals to end climate change and provide healthcare for everyone, seen as socialist by Republicans, have failed to win the support of even half of the House Democratic caucus, effectively dooming any chance of floor consideration.

Support appears to have plateaued for both the Green New Deal resolution as well as the Medicare for All national health insurance proposal.

The Green New Deal, introduced Feb. 7 by rising freshman star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., calls for a complete overhaul of the nation’s housing, transportation, businesses, and agriculture to end carbon emissions and to stave off climate change.

But of the 235 Democrats in the House, Ocasio-Cortez’s bill has the backing of just 90 of her colleagues, and picked up just one new co-sponsor since Feb. 25.

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