Schumer Says Democrats Have ‘Framework’ to Pay for Agenda (3)

Sept. 23, 2021, 10:14 PM

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the White House and congressional Democrats have agreed on a “framework” to pay for President Joe Biden’s economic plan, though there was no indication that it would resolve differences among Democrats over the sweeping tax-and-social spending package.

In brief remarks at a news conference Thursday with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Schumer declined to say whether it would accommodate the full $3.5 trillion originally proposed for the legislation.

He said later that he, Yellen, Pelosi, Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden and House Ways and Means Chair Richard ...

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