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Top Democrat Sees July Vote on a Budget Plan Under $6 Trillion

July 2, 2021, 6:21 PM

A senior Democratic lawmaker predicted that his party’s legislators will be able to pass a budget resolution by the end of July, a key step in setting up legislation to enact President Joe Biden’s vision of trillions of dollars worth of social spending and tax hikes.

“The goal is very much to do that -- or, we’ve already been warned if we don’t get it by July 30, we could be here the first or second week of August to get it done,” Representative Don Beyer, who chairs the Joint Economic Committee, said in an interview Friday with ...