MOMENTS AGO: Arizona @RepDLesko is backing up @GOPLeader McCarthy on trying to interrupt House schedule to consider "Born Alive" anti-abortion measure.
Here's the title of the bill (text not yet available) that McCarthy tried to raise. It was introduced yesterday - and today's move appears to be an effort to emphasize the line in yesterday's #SOTU:
H.R.962 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.
Basically, McCarthy asked that the measure introduced yesterday be brought immediately to a vote. The Chair noted that that would require unanimous approval from both parties' leadership and committee chairs.
If you would like to show your appreciation for Arizona's Politics reporting, please consider donating to our pool to support OTHER journalism-related nonprofits.
We welcome your comments about this post. Or, if you have something unrelated on your mind, please e-mail to info-at-arizonaspolitics-dot-com or call 602-799-7025. Thanks.