Speaking about abortion at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, former President Donald Trump falsely alleged that a Democratic governor supports infanticide.
President Joe Biden is reportedly exasperated that Sens. Krysten Sinema and Joe Manchin "don't move" in their positions on the reconciliation bill.
Sen. Bernie Sanders said that he's unlikely to meet face-to-face with Manchin because "this is not a movie," he told reporters on Capitol Hill.
Acquiescing to Sen. Manchin's demands for a cheaper bill would mean thousands of fewer jobs in his home state of West Virginia, according to EPI.
There is one small hospital near me, and even before the pandemic, it was regularly at capacity. Rural America desperately needs improved healthcare.
According to Axios, Sanders wanted more criticism of Sinema's political position in a statement defending her from harassment.
The CBO projects that the US will spend about twice as much on the military over the next decade than the Democrats' social spending proposals.
"I was able to close the deal with 99% of my party," Biden told reporters, laughing and holding up two fingers. "Two. Two people."
Biden also came down on the side of progressives who are pushing to approve the social spending bill alongside an infrastructure bill.
Members of the Progressive Caucus are refusing to approve an infrastructure bill until a much larger package makes more progress.