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GOP Leadership Looks to Block Farm Bill Vote

House Republican leaders are pressuring members to refrain from backing a measure that would force a floor vote on a five-year farm bill. 

GOP leaders have refused to allow a vote on bipartisan legislation that cleared the House Agriculture Committee, 35-11, in July. Officials in leadership say the bill lacks the support to pass the House, noting conservative members who have balked at its $900- billion price tag. 

Source: The Hill. Read full article. (link)

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