Manchin KILLS Biden's hopes of passing Build Back Better this year: Schumer punts president's flagship $1.75T to next year after failing to get enough support in the Senate

December 15, 2021   |   Tags: ,
President Joe Biden's hopes for the Senate to pass his Build Back Better bill by Christmas appeared to be dead on Wednesday as Chuck Schumer prepared to punt the matter into the new year after failing to reach an agreement with Joe Manchin. Schumer will, instead, shift the chamber's focus to trying to pass voting rights legislation, NBC News reported, as talks with Manchin continue. The West Virginia senator wants to cut the Child Tax Credit, which most Democrats want to keep in Biden's signature legislation. 'Manchin has talked with Biden and they are still miles apart,' a person familiar...


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