House Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill amid Wrangling over Reconciliation Package

(Unsplash) The House passed the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Friday night following months of negotiations, sending the legislation to the White House for President Biden’s signature. Lawmakers voted 228-206 to pass the legislation, and representatives broke into cheers

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Biden Says Democrats Are ‘Not Going to Get $3.5 Trillion’ for Reconciliation Bill

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy at the White House in Washington, D.C., October 8, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) President Biden said his administration’s proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill would probably have a lower price tag, in remarks to

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Manchin Says He Won’t Rule Out Support for a Spending Bill Larger Than $1.5 Trillion

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) pauses during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counter-terrorism operations on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 28, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via Reuters) Senator

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Manchin Hammers Home Opposition to $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill: ‘Fiscal Insanity’

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counter-terrorism operations on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 28, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via Reuters) Amid the

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Terry McAuliffe Calls to Lower Price Tag on Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill

Terry McAuliffe participates in a campaign event at in Arlington, Virginia, July 23, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe said he thought the price tag on the Biden administration’s $3.5 trillion spending plan is “too high,” at a

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Psaki, Dem Lawmakers Claim $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Package Will Cost ‘Zero Dollars’

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a press briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., September 22, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Since President Biden tweeted that his Build Back Better plan, encompassing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package being peddled

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Pelosi: ‘Seems Self-Evident’ Reconciliation Bill Will Be Less Than $3.5 Trillion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions from reporters during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., August 6, 2021. (Gabrielle Crockett/Reuters) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to acknowledge that the cost of the Biden administration’s $3.5

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