December 17, 2021
D.C. News
  • President Biden acknowledged that negotiations over his Build Back Better bill are poised to drag on into 2022 despite efforts to get it done before Christmas. “It takes time to finalize these agreements, prepare the legislative changes, and finish all the parliamentary and procedural steps needed to enable a Senate vote,” the president said in a statement. He said that he and Democratic leaders in Congress are “determined to see the bill successfully on the floor as early as possible.” (Articles here, here, here, here, and here)