Pelosi says spending bill vote will come once Budget Office releases report

Pelosi says spending bill vote will come once Budget Office releases report


​House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the House is poised to vote on the $1.75 trillion social spending plan as soon as the Congressional Budget Office releases its report, or score, on the legislation’s effect on the federal deficit.

“Debate on the legislation began today at 10:15 a.m.,” Pelosi (D-Calif.) wrote in a so-called “Dear Colleague” letter. ​

“In preparation for the vote on the Floor, we have received most of the information that we need from the Senate parliamentarian on the privilege scrub​,” she added, referring to estimates of how the bill will be paid for.

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​”​As soon as we receive the final CBO estimates for Member review, we can then proceed to votes on the revised Rule with the Manager’s

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