President Biden recently announced that he and the Democrats in Congress have come to an agreement regarding a “historic framework” for his domestic policy package. However, he still needs votes from key colleagues for what is now a significantly scaled-back bill.
Biden has now made his case privately to House Democrats on Capitol Hill as well as publicly via a speech from the White House. The package involves $1.75 trillion worth of climate change and social services programs, which the White House believes will pass the Senate. The revised package, however, has lost a number of top priorities, like paid family leave and efforts to bring down prices of prescription drug prices, drawing criticism from advocates and lawmakers. Watch the video to know more.