Democrats Vow To Press Ahead With Climate Bill Despite Muddled Path

January 4, 2022
Senate Democrats are vowing to press ahead with efforts to pass the Biden administration’s climate and social policy legislation despite months of stalled negotiations on the measure, and they are downplaying the climate-related spending as a roadblock to agreement. The public resolve, however, comes as lawmakers are offering no timeline for advancing the so-called Build Back Better bill, and Democrats are more immediately pivoting to voting-policy legislation. “My message is very simple. We are going to get this done. The...

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