Schumer plots new way to bypass Republicans on Biden's third economic spending bill

Posted on AllSides March 29th, 2021
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is exploring how to pass President Biden's third economic spending bill later this year without any Republican votes via an obscure Senate rule that would allow Democrats to use reconciliation again.

Top policy aides to Schumer recently argued to the Senate parliamentarian, a nonpartisan referee, that Section 304 of the Congressional Budget Act allows Democrats to pass at least a third bill this year using a simple majority, an aide for the New York Democrat told Fox News.

"Schumer wants to maximize his...

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