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Senator Schumer pushes $2T spending plan to government. close to default

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., speaks to reporters after the Democrats' policy meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/J Scott Applewhite)

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., speaks to reporters after the Democrats’ policy meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/J Scott Applewhite)

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UPDATE 6:55 AM PT – Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Democratic lawmakers are scrambling to find ways to fund the government as the deadline hits Friday to resume federal funding. They’re Pushing Joe Biden’s Nearly $2 Trillion Build back better bills because the government is set to reach default.

While speaking to the press on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (dN.Y.) was unable to confirm whether he would be able to keep the government open last Friday. This comes as Democratic lawmakers have yet to pass or even complete a plan to fund basic government functions by Friday’s deadline. Even so, Schumer went on to say that passing Biden’s sweeping climate change plan by Christmas was a top focus.

“This week, Senate Democrats will focus on continuing to meet with Congress so we can finalize the procedural and technical corrections needed for mediation,” he said. . “…We’ve been on the job for a few months, but we need to take a step back and realize that we’re hoping to be less than a month away from being able to enact the largest investment in Americans that we’ll ever see. we’ve seen it for generations.”

This comes as conservative lawmakers such as congressman Steve Scalise (R-La.) say Democrats are on the verge of “binge spending” while ignoring basic forms of government. In a recent interview, Scalise also emphasized that Democrats have maxed out the nation’s credit cards, but will likely blame Republicans somehow as they control the House, Senate. and the White House. The very next day when discussing the possibility of a shutdown, Schumer largely blamed Republicans.

Meanwhile, Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is making it clear that Republicans will do everything in their power to not only ensure federal workers are paid wages last Friday, but also to prevent Americans from fighting other majority bills. -billion dollars.

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