Democrat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Government

Biden can’t budge fellow Dems with big overhaul at stake

Photo: A sign reads “#DemsinDisarray” as Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., left, accompanied by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., second from right, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, right, speaks at a news conference. His government overhaul plans at stake, President Joe Biden appeared unable Wednesday night to swiftly strike agreement with two wavering Democratic senators trying to

National

Big pressure on Biden, Dems to trim $3.5T federal overhaul

Photo: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., a centrist Democratic senator vital to the fate of President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” agenda, departs the Senate before meeting with Biden at the White House. Pressure mounting, President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress strained Tuesday to trim back his potentially historic $3.5 trillion government overhaul

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