The approach essentially dares Republicans to follow through on their threats to oppose increasing the debt limit, by coupling it with urgently needed federal spending.
Author: Emily Cochrane
Biden to Speak With Pelosi and Schumer on $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan
The conversation is largely expected to focus on advancing the president’s $3.5 trillion economic package.
Biden to Have Meetings With Sinema and Manchin About Budget
Senators Joe Manchin III and Kyrsten Sinema, whose votes will be needed to push through the bill, have said they will not support such a costly package.
As Senate Democrats Return to Washington, Divisions Remain Over a Spending Bill
House Democrats have been working to coalesce around details of the proposal, including releasing their opening proposal on Monday.