Despite the panicked noises coming from the press, a breakthrough on the Build Back Better Act appears to be at hand.
Progressives say they will oppose the infrastructure bill as Speaker Pelosi breaks her dual-bill promise.
“We must deliver for American families,” the representatives wrote in a CNN op-ed.
The state party also said it could hold a no-confidence vote if she doesn’t vote for Democratic-sponsored legislation.
Progressives are promising to vote down a $550 billion bipartisan bill in order to salvage reconciliation.
“This is what President Biden campaigned on, and we need to deliver,” says Rep. Ro Khanna.
Manchin owns $1 to 5 million in stock in a coal-tied company, which made him nearly $500,000 in dividends in 2020.
Millions of U.S. public school students and staff face increased risk of COVID due to deteriorated school buildings.
The bills don’t come close to meeting the U.S.’s infrastructure needs in terms of the climate and social crises we face.
Though the bill is designed to pay for itself, Sen. Joe Manchin has been complaining about the price tag.