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Biden Nods to Need to Break Up Tax-and-Spending Plan for Passage

Jan. 19, 2022, 10:45 PM

President Joe Biden said his $2 trillion economic agenda will have to be broken up so that a scaled back version can pass Congress in the face of resistance in his own party that’s stalled the expansive package.

“It is clear to me that we are probably going to have to break it up,” Biden said Wednesday at a White House press conference. Democrats will have to “get as much as we can now and come back and fight for the rest later.”

WATCH: President Joe Biden says it is “clear” that Democrats are going to have to break up his economic agenda.
Source: Bloomberg

Still, the president disputed the idea that his agenda has to be scaled down in its ...