'The Squad' force Dems to pull $1B funding for Israel's Iron Dome from stopgap ...

'The Squad' force Dems to pull $1B funding for Israel's Iron Dome from stopgap ...
'The Squad' force Dems to pull $1B funding for Israel's Iron Dome from stopgap ...
AOC and 'The Squad' force Dems to REMOVE $1BN funding for Israel's Iron Dome from spending bill after threatening to tank the measure aimed at avoiding September 30 government shutdown The stopgap spending bill was supposed to keep the government funded and running through 2022 with a provision to suspend the debt ceiling The progressive lawmakers reportedly took issue with funds for Israel's defense House Rules Committee Chair Jim McGovern said the delay could last a week Lawmakers will likely resume discussions on the bill shortly after the Israel provision was removed 

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House Democrats reportedly removed a provision to give Israel $1 billion toward its Iron Dome defense system from the continuing resolution to keep the government open and funded past September 30 after opposition from the Squad.  

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan are leading the blockade, according to Politico reporter Andrew Desiderio.

The outlet was also first to report that House Democrats pulled the measure after the progressive pushback. 

DailyMail.com has reached out to all three progressives' offices but has not yet heard back. 

The House was aiming to pass a stopgap funding bill to keep the government running until December 3 as early as today. 

But during the House Rules Committee's Tuesday morning session, Chairman Jim McGovern of Massachusetts unexpectedly called a recess before getting to the legislation.

'We just have one [thing] to resolve, I hope

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