Joe Biden Cancels Trip to Chicago as Agenda on the Rocks in Congress

Joe Biden Cancels Trip to Chicago as Agenda on the Rocks in Congress


President Joe Biden canceled a scheduled trip to Chicago on Tuesday, according to reports, as he struggles to get his $5 trillion spending agenda through Congress.

The president met with moderate Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) at the White House on Tuesday, working with them to negotiate a price tag for his $3.5 trillion entitlement and climate spending bill.

“The president felt it was constructive, felt they moved the ball forward, felt there was an agreement that we’re at a pivotal moment,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Tuesday afternoon, refusing to go into further detail.

Biden has repeatedly asked Manchin, who opposes the massive spending bill, to set a top-line price tag that he would consider, but Manchin has resisted.

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“There were really good, honest straightforward negotiations,” Manchin said after returning from the White House. “There was no commitments made.”

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