House FDA Funding Bill Fails As Shutdown Standoff Continues

By Jessica Karins / September 29, 2023 at 11:57 AM
Updated Story A House vote on FDA funding legislation failed Thursday night (Sept. 28) as a government shutdown draws nearer, with the bill’s controversial measure to roll back telehealth availability of the abortion drug mifepristone leading some moderate Republicans to vote with Democrats against the measure. While three other appropriations bills were approved by the House’s Republican majority, the bill to fund FDA and the Department of Agriculture failed by a vote of 191-237. Twenty-seven Republicans joined...

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