“President Joe Biden might be finally homing in on a deal with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), the elusive moderate. But a sense of discontent is starting to bubble up among progressives on the Hill, and it threatens to impede what the White House hoped would be a big week for the Biden agenda,” Politico reports.
“As the reconciliation bill’s provisions on Medicare, climate and family leave get watered down — if not axed entirely — progressives who initially sounded a positive note after meetings at the White House are now expressing concerns. And those worries are steering the left into a moment of reckoning over how hard to fight for their priorities.”
Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has gone quiet.Save to Favorites