The White House is preparing to make “choices” as congressional Democrats start chipping away at President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion social welfare and climate pitch to make it cheaper for centrist members of their party.
“We are at a point where there are choices that need to be made,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Tuesday. “That’s the point we’re at now, given there will be fewer dollars that will be spent.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told House Democrats this week she preferred to do fewer programs “well” rather than shorten the current proposals’ timespan. Psaki said Biden believed his job was to “find common ground so that we can