Liz Cheney

GOP pushes late-term abortion ban toward House passage

Most late-term abortions would be outlawed under legislation Republicans pushed toward House passage Tuesday, a bill that won't reach an eager President Donald Trump because it faces certain defeat in the Senate.

The measure is a top priority for anti-abortion groups and a major target for abortion rights organizations. House debate came a week after the collapse of a GOP effort to repeal much of President Barack Obama's health care law. The repeal would have also have blocked federal money for Planned Parenthood.

"This is a moral obligation of this House and of our government," said Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.

White House officials sent lawmakers a letter...