Democrats look to salvage wreckage of Biden's spending plan in 2022

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2022
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Democrats are kicking off the new year with hopes of salvaging the fragments of President Biden's signature economic spending plan, just weeks after key moderate Sen. Joe Manchin thrashed the party's hopes of passing the massive social spending and climate bill.

Congressional momentum for the Build Back Better plan crumbled at the end of December, when Manchin – citing the highest inflation in a generation – abruptly withdrew his support for the bill during an interview on "Fox News Sunday." But the West Virginia Democrat has spoken with the president since then, people familiar with...

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