Pelosi Steers Party Toward Biden Agenda With ‘Fewer Things’ (2)

Oct. 12, 2021, 6:34 PM

Fractious Democrats are grappling with how to fit their priorities into a shrunken tax and spending bill, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is signaling that President Joe Biden’s signature plan will be scaled back by focusing on fewer, well-executed programs.

“We have some important decisions to make in the next few days so that we can proceed,” Pelosi said Tuesday at a news conference. “If there are fewer dollars to be spent, there are choices to be made.”

Democrats must slim down a bill worth at least $3.5 trillion that was crafted by House committees last month to ...

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