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Sunday shows preview: House sends climate, tax and health package to Biden
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Sunday shows preview: House sends climate, tax and health package to Biden

The Sunday talk show circuit this week will revolve around the Democratic climate, tax and health package sent from the House to President Joe Biden’s desk this week. The $740 billion package was passed by House Democrats on Friday after it narrowly passed the Senate in a party-line vote, where Vice President Kamala Harris voted to break the tie. To avoid a Republican filibuster, Senate Democrats used budget reconciliation to approve the package using a simple majority. The Inflation Reduction Act was also approved by the House on party lines, though four Republicans declined to vote. Biden thanked Congress on Friday for supporting the act, adding: “I look forward to signing it into law.” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will likely expound on Biden’...
Officials announce unexpected climate and tax deal
Politics

Officials announce unexpected climate and tax deal

Officials announce unexpected climate and tax deal - CBS News Watch CBS News In a surprise move, Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced a historic deal on climate, energy and health care costs – a major breakthrough for President Joe Biden. Chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes has details on the unexpected compromise. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link