Dems scramble on $1.75T bill as Pelosi’s Thanksgiving deadline looms

Dems scramble on $1.75T bill as Pelosi’s Thanksgiving deadline looms


House Democratic leaders set an aggressive schedule this week for President Biden’s $1.75 trillion social spending bill, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said must be passed if they want to go home for Thanksgiving.

The current plan is for debate on the measure to begin Wednesday, with a vote on passage expected sometime between Thursday and Saturday.

One source inside the House Democratic Caucus’ Tuesday meeting told The Post that Pelosi (D-Calif.) had vowed that members would not leave Washington until the Build Back Better bill is passed.

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While moderate Democrats have asserted they will not support the measure without a full report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on how the bill provisions are paid for and projections on the

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