Biden optimistic deal can be reached on social spending bill capped at $  1.9T: reporte

Biden detalló un posible acuerdo para una propuesta de gasto de entre $ 1.75 billones y $ 1.9 billones durante una reunión privada el martes, el Washington Post informó, citando fuentes familiarizadas con el asunto. The president was said to have shared the outline with at least some Democratic lawmakers.

The revised package includes many of the original plan’s signature proposals, including universal pre-K, substantial investment in green energy and expanded Medicare benefits. sin embargo, the sources told Washington Post the details were still subject to change.

Reps. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, centrar, along with other lawmakers, talks with reporters outside the West Wing of the Washington, martes, oct. 19, 2021, following their meeting with President Joe Bid (AP Newsroom)

The Post reported the downsized spending plan could cut or reduce several programs favored by progressive leaders, including less money than they wanted for affordable public housing, a child tax credit extension of just one year, and reduced paid leave.

The latest spending benchmark indicates Biden and other Democratic leaders have made significant cuts to their vast spending plan to achieve a compromise that satisfies both moderate and progressive Democratic lawmakers. Democratic leaders have set an Oct. 31 deadline to reach an agreement on the spending plan and a separate $ 1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal. HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER MÁS INFORMACIÓN SOBRE NUESTRA PRINCIPAL HISTORIA.

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