White House reportedly warns CBO likely won’t rule spending bill paid for

White House reportedly warns CBO likely won’t rule spending bill paid for


As the House of Representatives attempts to vote on a massive $1.75 trillion spending bill this week, the White House reportedly is warning legislators that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office will rule the measure is not fully paid for — contrary to the Biden administration’s promises.

The New York Times reported Monday that the White House “has begun bracing lawmakers for a disappointing estimate from the budget office” and encouraged them to “disregard” that assessment.

House Democrats are waiting for the CBO to release its assessment, or “score,” of the spending bill — also known as the Build Back Better Act — which will determine whether money generated by increased taxes and other measures will cover the legislation’s total costs over the

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