/Pelosi prepares Democrats to scale back $3.5 trillion bill as liberals raise new alarms about cuts – The Washington Post

Pelosi prepares Democrats to scale back $3.5 trillion bill as liberals raise new alarms about cuts – The Washington Post


In a sign of a potentially widening, interparty schism, top lawmakers in the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday said they remain steadfastly committed to the priorities they outlined in April to tackle issues including paid leave, climate change, housing, health-care reform and immigration. The leader of the bloc, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), said they would rather authorize those programs for fewer years rather than remove some fully from the final bill to save money.

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