Why Biden and the Democrats need a deal – now
The moment of truth is here for both President Joe Biden and the Democratic Party.
If congressional Democrats can pass both a long-promised, bipartisan infrastructure bill and sweeping social spending legislation – no small task – President Biden and the Democrats will live politically to fight another day. If the effort fails, the Biden presidency will have been dealt a near-fatal blow.
Mr. Biden himself reportedly said as much to House Democrats at the Capitol Thursday morning, telling lawmakers: “I don’t think it’s hyperbole to say that the House and Senate majorities and...