It’s alive! It’s dead! It’s alive again! It’s dead again.
This time, I think it’s dead. For now.
“We had it; we wanted it,” Pelosi said. “It’s not in reconciliation.” She added: “We’re talking about something that’s not going to be part of the legislation.”
Now, that’s not to say it’s permanently dead. One major advantage to passing the bill will be the ability to improve it with additional measures that can easily be plugged into the infrastructure it establishes.