House Dems display incorrect Confederate flag
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House Democrats referenced the wrong Confederate flag Thursday during a debate over the controversial symbol.

A photo from floor debates shows a Confederate flag with 17 stars, according to a post on CSPAN’s Instagram account.

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The actual Confederate battle flag had 13 stars, one for each of the states that seceded from the Union before joining the Confederacy as of late 1861.

CSPAN’s photo shows a number of House Democrats speaking by a cutout of the incorrect version on Thursday morning.

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House GOP leaders abruptly canceled a vote Thursday on a spending bill for the Interior Department amid intraparty infighting over displays of the Confederate flag.

The proposed legislation was shelved after the House moved to vote on an amendment to a measure that would continue allowing the display of the controversial symbol in certain federal cemeteries.