Women in some of the poorest countries in the world are already feeling the effects of the Trump administration's sweeping changes to foreign aid, and the impact will only widen, advocates say. The reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy will lead to unintended pregnancies, maternal deaths and even more poverty, says one of the world's largest family planning organizations.
In her floor speech in the House today, before the chamber votes on
the $2.2 trillion relief bill, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), a
self-described democratic socialist, said the legislation was
"shameful" and laced with "greed."