The fight over President Biden’s Build Back Better social-spending bill has only just begun.
After months of wrangling, the $2 trillion budget-buster passed the House Friday on a slim 220-213 vote.
But in the Senate, Democrats are bracing for a bruising battle over a bill that some members of the party have hailed as a 21st-century New Deal that will spend billions on education, the environment, housing, and health care.
“The House bill will most likely take a haircut in the Senate,” a Capitol Hill insider told The Post. “Negotiations are now laser focused, with members discussing the things they want, the things they want to tweak, and those things they just want out.”
Democrats are expecting to go it alone in the