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Sen. Joe Manchin says Biden’s $1.75T welfare package is dead

Sen. Joe Manchin III said Tuesday that President Biden’s $1.75 trillion welfare and climate change bill is “dead” in its current version. Mr. Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia and a key vote in an equally divided Senate, was asked if Mr. Biden’s Build Back Better Act could be passed in a streamlined form. “Which […]

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Senator Roy Blunt: Biden’s $1.75 billion welfare plan would hurt economy and increase inflation

Senator Roy Blunt said on Sunday he fears that if President Biden’s Build Back Better plan is passed, it would exacerbate inflation, which is at 40-year highs. The Missouri Republican said the $1.75 trillion welfare legislation relies on fiscal ‘tricks’ and said putting more money ‘into the economy at a time when the economy is […]

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Sen. Joe Manchin III rules out supporting Biden’s $1.75 billion welfare bill

Sen. Joe Manchin III upended President Biden’s national agenda on Sunday by signaling his opposition to the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act, killing the measure. Mr Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, told ‘Fox News Sunday’ he had struggled for months over whether to support the massive welfare and climate change legislation, but he […]

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Enthusiasm wanes as Biden’s $1.75 trillion welfare bill is delayed and watered down

Democrats are beginning to question whether President Biden’s $1.75 trillion welfare legislation is worth it, especially after a lone resister watered down the bill and delayed its passage until November. ‘next year. Lawmakers say Senator Joe Manchin III, a Democrat of West Virginia, forced the White House to reduce the size and scope of the […]

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Biden advances $1.75 trillion welfare bill amid Democratic divisions

President Biden advanced his $1.75 trillion, 10-year welfare bill on Thursday, refusing to give up in the face of Democratic divisions threatening to sink the centerpiece of his party’s liberal agenda . In a public statement, the White House said it would spend the rest of the year advancing the bill, named the Build Back […]

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Elizabeth Warren Endorses Court Record: “Current Court Threatens Democratic Foundations of Our Nation”

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listens during the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee nomination hearing for Marty Walsh as the next Secretary of Labor, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC , February 4, 2021. (Mandel Ngan / Pool via Reuters) Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) Spoke out in favor of the court’s build-up on […]

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Democrats weigh on suffrage pivot as Biden’s $1.75 trillion welfare bill stagnates

Senate Democrats, frustrated with lack of progress on President Biden’s massive social welfare and climate bill, talk about blasting filibuster rules again to force partisan overhaul of laws country’s elections. The Democrats want to close out their first year of a Senate majority with at least one other major domestic policy win for the White […]

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Democratic and GOP lawmakers seek favors with Manchin on welfare bill

Democrats and Republicans trade arguments on President Biden’s welfare bill, much of the back-and-forth aimed at swaying Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who remains a key vote on the multi-trillion dollar bill. Democrats find themselves in a race to pass the bill before the looming holiday deadline. In a Monday “Dear Colleague” letter, […]

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CBO warns Biden’s welfare bill threatens to add $3 trillion to deficit

The Congressional Budget Office warned Friday that President Biden’s massive welfare and climate change bill would add $3 trillion to the federal deficit if all of its programs become permanent. The CBO, a nonpartisan agency tasked with analyzing the tax impact of federal legislation, released an in-depth analysis of Mr. Biden’s Build Back Better Act. […]

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Kamala Harris calls for action on maternal health, touts welfare bill

Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday issued a “call to action” for maternal health that urges states to expand Medicaid coverage for new moms to a full year, up from two months previously. She also promoted the $3 billion investment in maternal health that would stem from the administration’s multi-trillion-dollar welfare bill — if it […]

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Joe Manchin: Welfare bill could increase inflation

Sen. Joe Manchin III, a key vote for the White House legislative agenda, warned on Tuesday that President Biden’s $1.75 trillion welfare bill could exacerbate soaring inflation that has rocked the country in recent months. Mr. Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, told the Wall Street Journal CEO Council Summit that since Congress has already […]

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Kevin McCarthy blocks Democrats from passing Biden’s welfare bill in ‘night death’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy blocked Democrats from fast-tracking President Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar welfare bill on Friday, just hours after budget hawks slammed the bill. warned that the measure added more than $367 billion to the deficit. Mr McCarthy spoke for eight hours and 32 minutes using a special legislative prerogative known as the “magic minute”, […]

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Nancy Pelosi rushes to vote on Biden’s welfare bill despite deficit report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rushes with vote on President Biden’s multibillion-dollar welfare bill, though budget scorers have determined it adds $ 367 billion to the deficit federal. Ms Pelosi plans to hold a Thursday night vote on the bill, known as the Build Back Better Act, so lawmakers can leave Washington for the Thanksgiving vacation. […]

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CBO: Funding for Biden’s welfare bill more than $367 billion short

President Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar welfare and climate change bill does not fully pay for all of his rights programs, contrary to long-standing claims by the White House. A thorough review of the bill by the Congressional Budget Office, known as the Build Back Better Act, indicates that it adds more than $367 billion to the deficit […]

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Biden’s welfare bill breaks pledge not to raise taxes on people earning less than $400,000

President Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar welfare bill breaks a key pledge from his 2020 campaign: that he would not raise taxes on people earning less than $400,000 a year. An analysis from the Joint Committee on Taxation released Tuesday shows that the House version of Mr. Biden’s bill begins raising taxes as early as 2023 on middle-class […]

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Biden’s welfare bill would raise taxes by 30% on the middle class and cut them for millionaires

President Biden’s massive welfare and climate change bill is set to raise taxes on the middle class, while delivering lucrative relief to the super-rich, according to a new study. Nearly 30% of lower- and middle-class households would pay more taxes starting next year if the bill becomes law, according to the study by the Tax […]

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Moderate Democrats threaten to sink Pelosi’s push for infrastructure, welfare bills: ‘Hiccups’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempt to ram President Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar welfare bill into law without a proper estimate of its cost hit a snag on Friday when five moderate Democrats refused to follow. The five House Democrats, led by Representatives Ed Case of Hawaii and Jared Golden of Maine, refuse to back down. They argue […]

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Budget hawks warn Biden’s welfare bill could cost more than $4 trillion

Two top tax watchdogs are sounding the alarm over the true cost of President Biden’s welfare and climate change bill, arguing that the total price is well above the $1.75 trillion estimated by the democrats. A new budget model released Thursday by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business predicted the true cost of […]

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Joe Manchin ‘open’ to billionaire tax to pay Biden’s welfare bill

Sen. Joe Manchin III said on Monday he was open to a wealth tax on billionaires to help pay President Biden’s roughly $2 trillion climate and social bill. Mr. Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, said it was important that every American, including the nation’s top billionaires, pay their “fair share”. “I’m open to any […]

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Kamala Harris denounces nation’s ‘shameful past’ to promote Biden’s welfare agenda

Vice President Kamala Harris presented the administration’s massive spending plans to Native American leaders saying it would help the nation come to terms with its “shameful past” in which European explorers “unleashed a wave of devastation for Native Americans.” . She advocated for building support for President Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and $3.5 trillion […]

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Progressives refuse to remove political goodies from $3.5 trillion welfare bill

President Biden’s stalled $3.5 trillion welfare bill is the subject of intense and protracted negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats over possible cuts, is full of liberal giveaways that would expand the state of rights. Sen. Joe Manchin III and other moderates are growing increasingly frustrated with the White House and far-left Democrats over their […]

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Foundations must support White House equity agenda with fairer research

The Biden administration is committed to making equity a priority. On the day he was sworn in, President Biden signed an executive order to “allocate resources to address the historic failure to invest enough, justly, and equitably in underserved communities.” This White House team — the most racially and culturally diverse in history — offers […]