Moderates bring House to standstill in Biden budget clash

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Posted at 1:38 AM, Aug 24, 2021

and past updated 2021-08-24 02:38:32-04

House Democratic leaders are trying to musculus President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar fund blueprint implicit a cardinal hurdle.

But voting came to a standstill arsenic they worked past midnight into aboriginal Tuesday to easiness a standoff with a set of mean lawmakers threatening to withhold their enactment for the $3.5 trillion plan.

The moderates are demanding the House archetypal o.k. a $1 trillion nationalist works bundle that’s already passed the Senate.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hoping to shelve the intraparty quality for present and simply commencement the fund process.

The standoff risks upending Biden’s agenda.

Votes could beryllium rescheduled for Tuesday.

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