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Biden Meets With Pelosi, Schumer in Push to Find Deal on Agenda

Oct. 22, 2021, 4:31 PM

President Joe Biden conferred Friday morning with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer as they pressed to come up with an agreement among Democrats on the president’s economic agenda.

The high-level meeting comes as Democrats strive to wrap up negotiations on a roughly $2 trillion compromise version of Biden’s spending plan by the end of this weekend. Pelosi had breakfast with the president, with Schumer participating virtually, according to people familiar with the meeting.

Pelosi said afterward that she’s “hopeful” that the House and Senate could vote on a package of taxes and spending that would ...

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