Biden says he thinks Congress can pass parts of broken-up Build Back Better plan

Posted on AllSides January 19th, 2022
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President Joe Biden said he will likely have to break up his stalled plan to invest in social programs and climate policy, and that he believes Congress can still pass parts of it.

“I’m confident we can get pieces, big chunks of the Build Back Better law signed into law,” the president told reporters on Wednesday.

Biden’s signature proposal hit a wall in December after Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said he would not vote for it. Every Senate Democrat would need to back the $1.75 trillion House-passed bill for it...

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