Senate Democrats announced Tuesday evening a $3.5 trillion reconciliation “infrastructure” proposal that otherwise would not make it into a bipartisan infrastructure deal.
“We are very proud of this plan,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told reporters. “We know we have a long road to go. We’re going to get this done for the sake of making average Americans’ lives a whole lot better.”
The $3.5 trillion represents a top line budget number, which includes many items self-designated socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) facies, such as expanding medicare, global warming initiatives, and suburb displacement with low-income housing, subsidized housing, subsidized childcare, and subsidized racial equity and environmental justice.
“Formal text of the Senate’s budget resolution has yet to be released,” Politico reported. “If that measure can clear both chambers with lockstep party support, it will unleash the power to circumvent a GOP filibuster using budget reconciliation, the same move that Democrats used to pass