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Pelosi Struggles to Hold Fractious US House Democrats Together

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., asks a question of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 10, 2019.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is running out of time to wrangle with an increasingly unruly caucus, seeking to unite Democrats at odds over oversight of the Trump Administration and several key bills impacting defense spending and immigration enforcement.

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to recess for the annual extended summer district working session beginning Friday July 26. That timeline gives the House Democratic leadership just three weeks to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), as well as a number of new immigration bills addressing progressive Democrats’ concerns about the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

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