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Joe Biden’s Lose-Lose Week


Who says bipartisan consensus isn’t possible in today’s Washington?
Right now the Beltway consensus is that this is a make-or-break week for Joe Biden. The goal is getting the House to pass a $1 trillion infrastructure bill (already approved by the Senate), and getting both the House and Senate to agree to the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill that is the vehicle for Mr. Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. This consensus is bipartisan: From Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy to Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell, all understand that if Congress doesn’t send both these bills to Mr. Biden’s …

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