House Democrats Eager to Pass Some Form of Build Back Better
A despairing forecast for the midterm elections has panicky House Democrats focused on passing some sort of social spending and climate legislation, The Hill reported.
The House approved President Joe Biden's $2.2 trillion Build Back Better in November, but the package stalled in the Senate after moderate Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said he could not support it amid huge national debt and rising inflation.
Now, as Biden's approval rating continues to fall, Democrats facing tough reelections want a legislative victory to tout, The Hill reported.
Progressives eager to pass social benefits and tackle climate change...