This government and its priorities.
How the GOP House Cut Spending Today:
A rundown of other amendments in the bill that House Republicans used to kill Planned Parenthood’s budget:
Eliminated cancer screening and basic health services for millions of poor women.
Prohibited EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.
Cut financing for the Reagan-era US Institute of Peace.
Chopped funding to the National Endowment for the Arts.
Banned financing of net neutrality regulations.
Stripped salaries from White House advisers.
Eliminated financing for firefighter grants.
But! Here’s some money they kept in the budget:
$7 million for the US Army to sponsor a NASCAR vehicle.
Restored $1.5 billion in planned cuts for Iraq War funding.