$140 million ‘Pelosi subway’ axed from Senate COVID bill: parliamentarian


Credit: Lorie Shaull

 

(From The New York Post)

Funding for a rail project near House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California district that Republicans denounced as wasteful was removed Tuesday from President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill.

The Senate parliamentarian ruled the $140 million appropriation wasn’t allowed under the so-called Byrd rule that polices unrelated items in budget reconciliation bills.

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