Path Cleared Toward Passing $3.5T Budget Bill and Infrastructure Plan

According to an article at CNBC, House Democrats “forged ahead” with the president’s economic agenda after breaking what was called a “stalemate” that threatened to unravel the party’s agenda.

With a 220-212 party-line vote, the chamber passed the $3.5 trillion budget resolution, while also advancing a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.

“The vote allows Democrats to write and approve a massive spending package without Republicans and puts the Senate-passed infrastructure plan on a path to final passage in the House,” CNBC’s Jacob Pramuk wrote.

In a statement released Tuesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi mentioned she was making it a commitment to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill by Sept. 27.

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